There’s so much to do this time of the year. Don’t let the cocktails be the things that get you down, they’re supposed to lift everyone’s spirits! Here is a delicious eggnog recipe that is quick AND easy! Perfect for a hassle-free holiday cocktail party that will definitely impress your guests! I love to have fun and put out a variety of my favorite glassware and stirrers for guests to choose!


Ingredients for Batching (Serves 15-20 guests)


  1. Combine almond milk, whole cloves, and cinnamon stick in a saucepan.
  2. Heat on low and slowly bring mixture to a boil. (Usually, takes about 5 minutes.)
  3. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar.
  4. Whisk together until fluffy.
  5. Very slowly, whisk hot milk mixture.
  6. Pour into saucepan and cook over low-medium heat. DO NOT allow it to boil!
  7. Stir constantly for 3-5 minutes until thickened.
  8. Remove cloves and cinnamon stick.
  9. Let the mixture cool for an hour.
  10. Stir in Spytail Black Ginger Rum, cream, 2 teaspoons of Giffard Vanille de Madagascar, and nutmeg.
  11. Refrigerate overnight.
  12. When serving, top with a dash of cinnamon.
  13. Drink and be merry!


Jean Marie Manning