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American eggnog

A good old-fashioned American Christmas drink and still delicious. The triple sec adds different flavor to the traditional brandy, whisky or rum.


1 ds rum
1 c eggnog
2 pn nutmeg (ground nutmeg)


  1. Mix the rum or brandy into some eggnog.
  2. Top with the triple sec and let the liqueur dribble down into the drink.
  3. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
Total time
5 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
1 serving


Try other spices. Ground cinnamon also goes well with eggnog. What about ground allspice?

Have a party! Eggnog is an ideal drink to serve during the family gatherings around the winter holiday period.

This is one of the Christmas drink recipes from around the world.


Eggnog is milk, sugar, and egg whisked until frothy. Usually, brandy, rum, or whisky is added. It is nice served warm in chilly days.

Although it can be found in the grocery store, especially around the holidays, eggnog can easily be made at home.

North American cuisine

dairy, winter
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