Pumpkin Eggnog


Turn this pumpkin eggnog into a cocktail by add bourbon, brand, rum, or whiskey to your glass. Go for a 5-to-1 ratio of eggnog to spirit.

Pumpkin Eggnog
Photo: Carson Downing
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins
8 cups


  • 12 egg yolks

  • 3 cup heavy cream

  • 2 ½ cup milk

  • 1 ⅓ cup sugar

  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin

  • 2 tablespoon vanilla

  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • Freshly grated nutmeg


  1. In a large saucepan combine egg yolks, 1 cup cream, 1 cup milk, and the sugar. Cook and stir over medium about 5 minutes or until mixture just coats a metal spoon; do not boil.

  2. Pour mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher. Stir in remaining 2 cups cream, 1 1/2 cups milk, the pumpkin, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice. Set pitcher in a large bowl of ice water; stir 2 minutes. Cover; chill 4 to 24 hours. Top each serving with nutmeg.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

574 Calories
41g Fat
43g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 574
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Cholesterol 384mg 128%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 193mg 15%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 276mg 6%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 47.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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