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The Best Keto Eggnog Recipe

by KetoFocus.com
5 Stars (6 Reviews)
Nutrition Facts

4

Servings

222

Calories

21.7g

Fat

5g

Protein

1.6g

Net Carbs

It's not the holidays without Eggnog. Enjoy keto eggnog this holiday season topped with whipped cream and maybe a shot of rum! Make this easy keto eggnog recipe and stay sugar free!

The Best Keto Eggnog Recipe Ingredients

The Best Keto Eggnog Recipe Directions

  • 1
    In a saucepan, heat 2 cups of nut milk until warm.
    nut milk heating in a saucepan
  • 2
    In a small mixing bowl, slowly add the powdered eyrthritol to the egg yolks. Whisk until thick and pale yellow.
    mixture of sweetener and egg yolks in a small bowl
  • 3
    Whisk 1 cup of the warmed nut milk into the yolk mixture. Then add back into the remaining nut milk in the saucepan. Stir until combined. Continue cooking over low heat until the mixture has thickened and reach about 165 degrees and will coat the back of a spoon. Don’t boil or overcook or else your eggs will curdle. If the eggs do curdle, you can strain the mixture to get rid of the curdled chunks.
    eggnog coating the back of a spoon
  • 4
    Turn off the heat and whisk in the heavy cream and remaining nut milk. Immediately place saucepan into an ice bath to cool. Top with nutmeg and add rum if desired.
    eggnog in a saucepan sitting in an ice bath

Low Carb Eggnog

glass of cold keto eggnog As a kid once I started seeing eggnog in the stores, it was offically the holiday season. We wouldn’t but it all the time because it was loaded with fat and sugar. And mom would always thin it down with more milk to cut down on the calories and to make it last longer.

I still crave eggnog as we get closer to Christmas. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to make a keto, sugar free version of eggnog. Keto eggnog is a combination of cream, and/or nut milk, egg yolks and your favorite sweetener. The hardest part is heating iy on the oven slowly to make sure the egg yolks don’t curdle. Even if you do curdle, you can strain them out and you will be left with creamy low carb eggnog.

Milk Options for Keto Eggnog

bowl of mixed egg yolks with cream This receipe for keto eggnog is customizable to your milk preference. You can use all heavy cream or you can all or some nut milk. The nut milk I prefer is macadamia nut milk. It is creamy and is one of the better tasting nut milks that I have tried.

Other Nut Milk Options for Low Carb Eggnog:

  • almond milk
  • cashew milk
  • pili nut milk
  • hemp milk

Keto Eggnog Cocktail

bottle of white rum This eggnog is a delicious and creamy keto cocktail you can enjoy on your holiday parties. I like to make a big batch of keto eggnog for our annual ugly sweater christmas party and spike it with some white rum. My guests don’t even know the eggnog is sugar free!

Help, My Eggnog Curdled!

If your eggnog starts to curdle, you dont need to throw away the entire batch. Just strain it through a mesh strainer to get out the chunks of curdle and you are left with smooth, creamy eggnog. strainer over a measuring cup

Leftover Eggnog

You can store your eggnog in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Or you can to use any leftovers to make this delicious Eggnog Chaffle with Creme Anglaise.

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Annie Lampella

Annie Lampella

I strive to find meals that your whole family can enjoy (kids and relatives too) while you are on your keto quest. You can still have your favorite foods on the keto diet, you just have to be creative with how you make them.

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