Monday, December 23, 2013

Classic Vegan Eggnog

Classic Vegan Eggnog
During the holiday season we are surrounded by lots of goodies, classic sweets, and even richer dishes. There will always be a classic that stands by year after year and that classic is eggnog. A traditional drink served on those special holiday nights that fills you with cheer and delight. Eggnog is an old treat, originating in Britain during the 18th century. Usually only enjoyed by aristocrats because they could afford the ingredients, the drink is now celebrated among everyone. You can purchase it now a days in store or make it yourself, but one thing they all have in common is that its not a hard recipe to make. This recipe shows you how to make that classic holiday beverage that you can make as quick and easy as 1-2-3 and completely vegan. With simple vegan ingredients and your handy dandy blender, you will be sipping it in front of the fire in no time. Serve it chilled out of the fridge as desired and pair is with rum or bourbon for the adults. Anyway your serve it, you will have a delish drink over and over again. Enjoy!

Classic Vegan Eggnog

Ingredients


3 cups almond milk
13 ounces full fat canned coconut milk
3/4 cup organic maple syrup
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 Tablespoon + 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
A dash each of ground clove and allspice

Optional
1 cup rum or bourbon, add more or less as desired
Vegan whipped cream, for garnish

Directions

In a blender, place all your ingredients listed and blend until incorporated.



Once you combined the mixture together, taste to adjust for seasoning and/or add alcohol if desired. Then place in a pitcher and chill in the fridge until ready to serve.

Serve the vegan eggnog in decorative or "fancy" glasses as desired and enjoy again and again. Your choice if you make it an adult beverage or none for the kids. Either way you serve it, it's just darn good! Enjoy!

Ready to Serve Vegan Eggnog

-Amy