12 eggnog recipes that will get you in the Christmas spirit

From shortbread to pavlova, plus the traditional beverage.
Eggnog recipes

While it’s not as common in Australia as the United States and Canada, eggnog is a welcome addition to many Christmas menus, whether it’s in its original drink-form or incorporated into cheesecakes, tarts and panna cotta. Traditionally, eggnog is an alcoholic milky punch made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped eggs and your favourite spirits (usually brandy or rum). Here, we’ve pulled together our favourite recipes for you to experience this traditionally festive beverage.

Quick & Easy


This alcoholic Christmas punch will get your festive season off to the right start. Drink and be merry!
eggnog custard
Quick & Easy

Eggnog custard

This sauce goes well with steamed Christmas pudding or fruit cake, chocolate pudding, or over ice-cream. Note
eggnog pavlova

Layered eggnog pavlova

This dessert is absolutely stunning with a beautiful rustic flare, layered eggnog pavlova could quickly become a family Christmas tradition.
cinnamon eggnog macaroons

Cinnamon eggnog macarons

What a delightful way to enjoy the flavour of eggnog. These macarons are the perfect, light accompaniment to Christmas dinner, and would make a unique and thoughtful gift for your host.

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