Cappuccino Eggnog


If you like, garnish each serving of this Christmas holiday drink with a few strips of orange peel.

Cappuccino Eggnog
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins


  • 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten

  • 2 cup milk

  • cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder or 4 teaspoons instant coffee crystals

  • ¼ cup light rum or milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • Orange peel curls (optional)


  1. In a heavy large saucepn, combine the egg yolks, milk, the 1/3 cup sugar, and the espresso powder or coffee crystals. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture just coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat. Cool quickly by placing saucepan in a sink or bowl of ice water and stirring for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the 1/4 cup rum or milk and the vanilla. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

  2. At serving time, in a chilled medium mixing bowl, combine whipping cream and the 2 tablespoons sugar; beat with the chilled beaters of an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Transfer chilled egg mixture to a punch bowl. Fold in whipped cream mixture. If desired, garnish each serving with orange peel curls. Serve at once. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
15g Fat
15g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 148mg 3%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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