Coconut Milk Eggnog (Soy and Dairy Free)

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by Jodi Consoli

I love eggnog but can't have the dairy. Then it occurred to me that it would be great made with coconut milk - which is my milk substitute of choice. I couln't find a recipe here that just called for coconut milk, so I searched the web where I found many sites posting such a recipe as all of the sites that I looked at posted the same recipe, I am not crediting where it came from. I also like this recipe because everything gets cooked. I haven't tried it yet because I wanted to post it on here so I could easily calculate the ingredients for a smaller batch as it is just for me. Prep time is estimated - total time includes chilling time.

Top Review by twissis

Made for the My 3 Chefs event for all the same reasons stated in your intro. While I can enjoy limited dairy products, my best friend has 2 dtrs who are severely dairy allergic. So I am always looking for ways to enjoy the genre w/o side effects. Since this was an out-of-seasonal taste test, I halved this tasty recipe & look forward to sharing it during the holidays w/friends & family. This is ideal for dairy intolerant situations & means that no one need feel deprived. Thx for sharing this recipe w/us.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat, but do not boil, coconut milk and honey.
  2. Beat egg yolks with vanilla extract.
  3. Add half of coconut milk mixture to egg yolks and stir.
  4. Add back into remaining coconut milk and stir.
  5. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until egg nog thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
  6. Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg (Note that cinnamon and nutmeg will not dissolve, so you may wish to add them when you drink it.).
  7. Allow to cool to room temperature, add rum now if you choose.
  8. Then cover and refrigerate 3 hours before serving.

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