Virginia Eggnog


Eggnog! Serve cold with a sprinkle of nutmeg on each glass. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
24 servings


  • 1 cup white sugar, or more to taste

  • 10 eggs, divided

  • 1 quart milk

  • 1 quart heavy whipping cream

  • ¼ cup rum

  • ¼ cup whisky


  1. Beat sugar and egg yolks together in a bowl using an electric mixer until very light in color. Mix milk and cream into yolk mixture.

  2. Beat egg whites in a separate bowl using an electric mixer until stiff peaks form, adding more sugar, if desired. Fold egg whites into milk mixture until eggnog is smooth. Stir rum and whisky into eggnog. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
18g Fat
12g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 135mg 45%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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