8 Creative Ways To Use Up The Rest Of Your Eggnog

Eggnog is a popular drink to serve during the holiday season. Whether it’s store-bought or homemade, spiked or vegan, there are so many ways to enjoy its rich, sweet, nutmeg flavor. Do you have leftover eggnog from the holidays? Here are 8 creative ways to use that leftover eggnog.

1. Coffee or Latte

Pour some eggnog into your regular coffee, or go all out and make your own Starbucks eggnog latte.

2. Icing

Whip up some eggnog-spiked icing for cakes, cupcakes, scones, and sugar cookie recipes.

3. Pancakes

Substitute eggnog for milk in your homemade pancake recipe.

4. French Toast

Substitute eggnog for milk in your favorite French toast recipe.

5. Bread Pudding

Via Nealey Dozier

A wonderful use for leftover eggnog and leftover bread. Swap some of the milk in the bread pudding for eggnog.

6. Hot Chocolate

Substitute the milk in your hot chocolate for eggnog. People often think that chocolate might overpower the flavor of the ‘nog, but the ultra-creamy texture of eggnog is a great match for chocolate.

7.  Eggnog Jello Shots

These are not traditional in the sense that they do not use brandy or rum or bourbon. Instead, it mixes vanilla vodka, amaretto, eggnog, and whipped cream together with a cinnamon stick.

  1.  Donut Holes

You can make these donut holes with an electric cake pop maker. Once they are cool, you can dip the donut holes in eggnog to make the coating stick. Then, you roll it in cinnamon sugar to create a sweet crunchy exterior, similar to churros that melt on your tongue.

Cartons of the store-bought grocery-store eggnog seem to hang around forever, which makes it more likely that the eggnog will be dumped down the drain. There is no need to waste eggnog with these 8 creative ways help use up leftover eggnog after the holidays.

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