Gingerbread Spiced Eggless Eggnog

Eggless eggnog? Yep. And one that’s gingerbread-spiced to boot. I based this on an eggless eggnog my friend Kathryn makes. I had it at her house on Christmas Eve about 7 years ago. Here’s the thing – I love regular eggnog a lot, preferably homemade. But there are times when I just don’t feel like going to the effort. Or waiting for it to chill. Sometimes you need a shortcut recipe. This is that recipe. I also feel like the eggnog you find on store shelves tastes a little too artificial and overly syrupy sweet. This recipe for Gingerbread Spiced Eggless Eggnog is still plenty sweet, but not over-the-top. Plus all those spices and hint of molasses make it extra yummy. Make it. I swear you’ll love it!

This eggless ‘nog gets its sweetness from sweetened condensed milk. (So far so good, right?) Then we add milk, cream, molasses and spices. That’s it! It literally takes 5 minutes to whisk up.

Don’t worry – if you’re not sold on the gingerbread spice part of this, you can leave them out and omit the molasses. But I beg you to try it. It’s like liquid gingerbread. Mmm….I think I’ll have another cup!

Gingerbread Spiced Eggless Eggnog
Recipe Type: beverage
Cuisine: American
Author: Lindsey Johnson
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 5-6
A deliciously sweet spiced “eggnog” made without eggs.
Ingredients
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3-4 cups low fat milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2-4 Tablespoons unsulfured molasses (use less for a lighter flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • pinch cardamom
  • optional: 1/4 cup rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
Instructions
  1. Whisk everything together in a big bowl. Transfer to a pitcher, if desired. Serve chilled.
Notes
Note: Add more or less milk depending on how sweet you like your ‘nog. Use less molasses for a lighter flavor. Leave out the alcohol for a kid-friendly drink or use extract instead.[br]Variations:[br]-Add a little pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie “eggnog”[br]-Leave out the molasses, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom for plain “eggnog”[br]-Whisk in some cocoa powder for chocolate ‘nog[br]-Mix half and half with soda water or ginger soda for a festive fizzy drink

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4 Responses to “Gingerbread Spiced Eggless Eggnog”

  1. Kristen December 5, 2013 at 1:14 am #

    I love eggnog and love that you’ve created this eggless recipe!

  2. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar December 5, 2013 at 1:23 am #

    Fun! I haven’t tried an eggless version before. It sounds lovely!

  3. Tiffany @ mixed vegetables December 5, 2013 at 5:16 am #

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