Eggnog Muffins

Our easy Eggnog Muffins will capture the flavor of Christmas's essential beverage in a format that's perfect for Christmas brunch. These holiday muffins are sweet enough to serve for dessert, too.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cool Time:
5 mins
Bake Time:
18 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup dairy eggnog

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ teaspoon rum extract

  • Nutmeg-Streusel Topping

Nutmeg-Streusel Topping

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • cup sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoon butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease the cups of two 6-cup foil muffin pans or line with paper bake cups; set aside. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and nutmeg. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

  2. In another bowl, combine eggs, eggnog, melted butter, vanilla, and rum extract. Add egg mixture all at once to the flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy.) Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each two-thirds full. Sprinkle with Nutmeg-Streusel Topping.

  3. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely. Wash and dry the foil muffin pans. Return muffins to muffin pans. Cover with plastic wrap.

Nutmeg-Streusel Topping

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, and ground nutmeg. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

312 Calories
12g Fat
46g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 312
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*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.