Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 15 mins

This is a delicious eggnog recipe I cut out of the Vancouver Sun in 1987, and I've made it nearly every Christmas since. It is egg-free, yet creamy and rich.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (92 g) packagejello vanilla pudding mix (not instant)
  • 4 cups light cream, divided
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup orange liqueur or 1 cup brandy
  • 1 cup whipping cream (whipped, don't whip till just before serving)


  1. Prepare pudding according to directions, substituting light cream for 2 cups required milk.
  2. When cooked remove from heat, whisk in remaining light cream, vanilla and liqueur.
  3. Chill till very cold.
  4. Fold in whipped cream just before serving.
  5. Serves 12- 6oz cups.
  6. Note: prep time includes chilling.