Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

A twist on the classic eggnog that is traditionally served around the holidays. Here, the classic flavor combination of orange and chocolate intermingle and a touch of spices is also here for added flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 946.36 ml milk
  • 2.46 ml orange extract
  • 4.92 ml ground cinnamon
  • 4.92 ml finely shredded orange peel
  • 12 egg yolks
  • 177.44 ml granulated sugar
  • 177.44 ml brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 414.03 ml rum (light or dark)
  • 177.44 ml orange liqueur (use Grand Marnier, or Cointreau, if these are unavailable, use Triple Sec)
  • 354.88 ml unsweetened cocoa powder (use bittersweet or semisweet) or 354.88 ml dark chocolate squares, melted (use bittersweet or semisweet)
  • 946.36 ml light cream
  • 4.92 ml vanilla
  • 4.92 ml ground nutmeg


  1. Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 t orange extract, orange peel and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs.
  3. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Let cool for about an hour.
  4. Stir in rum, orange liqueur, cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.