Drink Of The Month: 7 Ways To Spike Your Eggnog

eggnog Collage

The holidays are just around the corner. Your calendar is filling up with party invites and happy hours. Everyone loves the classic eggnog cocktail, here you can find some great inspiring ways to spike up your plain eggnog!

1 – Butterscotch Bourbon Eggnog

butterscotch bourbon eggnog

How to make it. Get the the full recipe here by Back To The Roots

  • 1 ounce bourbon
  • 1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 4 ounces eggnog
  • Ground nutmeg, for garnish
2 – Santa’s Magic Potion – Eggnog and Bailey’s

santas magic potion eggnog and baileys

Ingredients needed. Get the the full recipe here by Averie Cooks



  • 4 parts eggnog
  • 2 to 4 parts Baileys, to taste
  • ice cubes, optional
  • nutmeg, for sprinkling
  • cinnamon, for sprinkling
  • 3 – Pumpkin Eggnog

Pumpkin eggnog

How to mix up this delicious drink. By Bar Non Drinks

  • 2 part(s) Navan Natural Vanilla Liqueur
  • 1 tbsp. Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 1/2 part(s) Eggnog
  • 1 part(s) Cream
  • Cinnamon
4 – White Chocolate Eggnog

white chocolate eggnog

Even serve it in a fancy martini glass! Check it out on Food Network Channel by Sandra Lee

  • 1 quart eggnog
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • Grated white chocolate, for garnish
  • Pumpkin pie spice, for garnish
5 – Hot Chocolate Eggnog

hot chocolate eggnog

Add some whisky, rum or bourbon (your choice) to this hot treat. View the full blog on Food.com by EDahlen

  • 1(3/4 ounce) packet powdered cocoa mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1cup low-fat eggnog
6 – Whiskey-Spiked Eggnog

whishkey eggnog

A classic way to spike the eggnog. See it here at The Best Remedy

  • 3 oz pre-made egg nog
  • 1 oz whiskey
  • freshly grated nutmeg
7 – Emeril’s Homemade Eggnog

emeril's egnog

…And last but not least, if you want to whip up homemade eggnog, check out Emeril’s recipe. Don’t forget to add your own “spike” – rum, whiskey, bourbon, Kahlua or even Bailey’s!

Here are the ingredients needed:

  • 12 eggs, separated
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • Ground or grated nutmeg, for garnish (optional)


Stay Inspired!

nicole longendyke