Instant Pot Eggnog

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Instant Pot Eggnog for the win! This is a perfect holiday drink that is hearty and full of flavor! If you're looking for a new fun family tradition, making eggnog in the Instant Pot should be at the top of that list!

A glass filled with eggnog with cinnamon stick and pine cones on side

This quick one-pot eggnog requires minimum ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to make! Now that's one drink idea that I can "cheers" to time and time again!

Make sure that this creamy drink is the highlight of your holiday. The good news is that this simple eggnog recipe makes a batch large enough to share!

The best part about making this drink recipe is that it just screams comfort and warmth. Keep those glasses full and sip the night away!

Why This Recipe Works

This recipe for eggnog works because it's a classic drink. You can't even think about the Christmas holiday and not have the word eggnog floating around in the air.

Not only is it creamy and delicious, but it also has the perfect sweetness to match every sip. Just when you thought you couldn't love your Instant Pot anymore, along comes this wonderful eggnog recipe.

  • The texture of this eggnog recipe coats the inside of your mouth perfectly to make your tastebuds dance
  • Adding the coconut milk is the perfect flavorful addition
  • It's easy to add toppings like whipped cream, cinnamon, and sprinkles!

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Recipe Ingredients

ingredients needed to make Instant Pot Eggnog

Cinnamon - Adding cinnamon can be optional - but it shouldn't be.

Vanilla extract- This is the main ingredient of the recipe. It enhances all the other flavors perfectly.

Eggs - Eggs have to be in this recipe because it's eggnog! Choose your favorite type of eggs and enjoy.

Nutmeg - It's a critical ingredient that furnishes the overall taste and texture of the dish.

Coconut milk- The coconut milk adds a coconut flavor and is nice and creamy as well.

Almond milk- Using almond milk is a great way to cut down on fat content that is found in regular dairy products.

Maple Syrup - Adding maple syrup as a natural sweetener is perfect for enhancing the flavor.

Alcohol - You can add your favorite alcohol or make it alcohol-free!

How to make Instant Pot Eggnog

Gather up all the simple ingredients before getting started. You don't want to leave anything out of this delicious eggnog drink recipe!

Step One: Add the cinnamon to a bowl.

Step Two: Next, add the nutmeg to it.

Step Three: Add a cup of vanilla extract into the bowl.

Step Four: If you're adding in booze, add it here during this step.

Step Five: Crack the eggs into a separate bowl.

Step Six: Add salt to it.

Step Seven: Pour the egg mixture into the Instant Pot.

Step Eight: Pour 1 ½ cups of coconut milk followed by the almond milk.

Step Nine: Add the maple syrup and saute in the instant pot for 1 ½ minutes. (90 seconds)

Step Ten: Now, add the other mixture into the instant pot and mix well.

Your eggnog recipe is ready to serve.

Variations

Use honey - If you want to use honey as a sweetener instead of maple syrup, do so.

Mix in more cinnamon - Adding more cinnamon is never a bad idea! You could also add pumpkin pie spice for a fun flavor.

Change up the flavor of alcohol - You can change the flavor of your eggnog by changing the alcohol. Add rum, and then try honey rum or other flavors.

Helpful Tips

  • You can make eggnog ahead of time. Just be sure that you store it in the fridge and then stir it before serving.
  • If you want to leave out the coconut milk, you can. You can just increase the almond milk or add another type of milk in its place.

How to Serve 

Literally, anything and everything will go well with eggnog!

You can serve it with some crispy corn bread, baked cake, goat cheese, spinach salad, or, Italian salad making it a whole meal.

It's also fun to serve as a bunch option during the holidays, too - or in a big glass as you're sitting by the fire at the end of the day.

FAQs

How do I think out eggnog?

If you prefer to have your eggnog thinner, you just need to add some liquid. Water, cream, or milk would all be fine. Just stir once added.

How do you store eggnog?

Once you make the eggnog, it's important to store it in the fridge in an airtight container. It should stay fresh for 2-3 days.

What is the best alcohol to add to egg nog?

The best alcohol to add to an eggnog recipe depends on what you like. Most people will use rum or brandy, and maybe even whiskey.

Can eggnog be frozen for later use?

Yes, you can freeze eggnog. You need to be sure that whatever container you add it to, you leave space for it to expand as it freezes.

Make sure that you're storing it in a freezer-approved container, and it should stay good for up to 6 months.

More Instant Pot Egg Recipes

There are so many ways to cook eggs in the Instant Pot. Here are some other great ideas that are yummy and simple.

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A glass filled with eggnog with cinnamon stick and pine cones on side

Instant Pot Eggnog

Instant Pot Eggnog is the perfect creamy drink. Make this homeamde eggnog recipe for your holiday parties and gatherings.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English
Keyword: booze, coconut milk, Eggnog, instant pot eggnog, nutmeg
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 6 cup
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 4 cups almond/cashew milk
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • salt to taste
  • Booze

Instructions

  • Whisk the eggs and salt together in a bowl. Slowly add the coconut milk, almond milk, maple syrup and whisk.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot. Press the “slow cooker” button and set the time for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Once the time has passed, take off the lid.
  • In a seperate bowl, mix the cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and booze and whisk it together.
  • Pour that mixture into the eggnog and stir.
  • Put in an air-tight jar and refrigerate.

Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal Carbohydrates: 21g Protein: 7g Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 14g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 164mg Sodium: 73mg Potassium: 265mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 16g Vitamin A: 239IU Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 69mg Iron: 3mg

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Notes

  • Topple the Instant Pot Eggnog with your favorite sauce and sprinkle with sea salt.
  • You can refrigerate for at least 1:30 hours or overnight before serving. 
  • You can make eggnog ahead of time. Just be sure that you store it in the fridge and then stir it before serving.
  • If you want to leave out the coconut milk, you can. You can just increase the almond milk or add another type of milk in its place.
  • If you want to use honey as a sweetener instead of maple syrup, do so.
  • You can change the flavor of your eggnog by changing the alcohol. You can add rum, honey rum or other flavors.
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