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The Best (Boozy) Eggnog Recipe

This boozy vintage eggnog recipe is perfect for some serious adult holiday partying. Recipe from the early 1900's.

Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword Egg Nog Recipe with alcohol, Eggnog recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 14 -1/2 cup servings (makes 7 cups)
Calories 363 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 12 Eggs whites and yolks separated
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 quart Rye Whiskey
  • 1 pint Jamaican Rum
  • 1 pint Milk not cream


  1. Beat egg yolks with sugar to fully combine.

  2. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until frothy.  Add 2/3 of the egg whites to the yolk/sugar mixture.  Stir to combine.

  3. Very slowly drizzle in the rye and rum into the egg/sugar mixture stirring gently as you pour.
  4. Slowly pour in milk and stir to combine. 

  5. Stir in remaining 1/3 egg whites; stir to combine. Sprinkle with a bit of nutmeg when serving.

  6. Refrigerate in a sealed container until serving and/or for storage.

Nutrition Facts
The Best (Boozy) Eggnog Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 143mg48%
Sodium 68mg3%
Potassium 96mg3%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.