Homemade Salted Caramel Eggnog

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This SALTED CARAMEL EGGNOG recipe is my new holiday favorite! This is one easy eggnog recipe; I never knew it was so simple to make at home. Made on the stove in under 15 minutes and SO delicious!

Salted Caramel eggnog recipe in a glass mug

Caramel Eggnog Recipe

This easy eggnog recipe is one of my favorites. Salted Caramel Eggnog is so delicious, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season!

I dream about this Salted Caramel eggnog recipe ALL YEAR LONG! Holiday drinks are always the best drinks, and eggnog is my FAVORITE holiday drink ever. It’s such a comforting, nostalgic, festive thing to sip on throughout fall and winter, especially at parties or holiday get togethers. It instantly makes any party feel special.

This easy eggnog recipe is EXTRA special because it’s filled with the beautiful flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, sea salt, and (of course) caramel. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and salty. It’s even better when it’s topped with whipped egg whites, caramel syrup, and extra cinnamon. YUM!

This Salted Caramel Eggnog Recipe can easily be made with or without rum. So if you want an alcoholic eggnog recipe, we’ve got you covered. And if you want to share it with the whole family, no worries! Just exclude the rum from the recipe and you’ve got the same great caramel flavor.

Make this delicious Salted Caramel Eggnog (with or without rum) for the holiday season. This easy eggnog recipe will be your new favorite!

Homemade eggnog made with caramel, sea salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon

Easy eggnog recipe

Easy Eggnog Recipe

So call me crazy, but I had NO CLUE that making eggnog on the stove was maybe the most super simple thing ever. I assumed eggnog had to be made over hours and hours and could only be bought in stores (I KNOW). Well…good news everyone, that’s not the case.

This easy eggnog recipe is super fast (like, under 15 minutes), and so delicious and comforting. Thanksgiving and Christmas in a glass. I love the added flair the salted caramel brings to this classic drink. It’s just too good!

Easy eggnog recipe topped with cinnamon, fluffed egg whites, and caramel syrup

Salted Caramel Eggnog recipe

How to Make Salted Caramel Eggnog

This easy eggnog recipe is made in just minutes, you won’t believe it! I always thought I had to buy eggnog at the store…because clearly I’m not qualified to make something of this class and taste in my own home! But it’s so much easier than I thought, and I’m officially addicted. I especially love that this recipe can be made with or without the rum, so you can choose to make it for the whole family, or for adults only.

How to make this eggnog recipe:

  1. Combine milk, cream, cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg in a saucepan and heat. Remove from heat as soon as it starts to boil, then let it sit 5-10 minutes to cool.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar in a stand mixer, then pour it into the milk mixture and whisk quickly to combine.
  3. Mix in caramel and sea salt (and rum for alcoholic eggnog version).

The eggnog is ready to pour and serve at this point. If you’d like to get a little fancy, beat egg whites until they’re fluffy and start to peak, then add them on top of the eggnog. Don’t forget to garnish with extra cinnamon and caramel syrup! Check the recipe card for detailed instructions.

Clear mug filled with easy salted caramel eggnog

Best Eggnog Recipe

I LOVE eggnog. It’s so creamy, so rich, and so flavorful! It feels like such a fun and decadent thing to sip on, which makes it feel extra special and totally worthy of holiday parties. This Salted Caramel Eggnog might be my new favorite version (possibly the BEST eggnog recipe?). Not only is this a super easy eggnog recipe, but it’s just so tasty. I love the sweet and salty aspect, and it’s just so much fun to drink (with or without alcohol).

Homemade eggnog recipe (with or without rum)

I hope you love this easy Salted Caramel Eggnog recipe as much as I do. It’s so delicious, and it’s such a fun thing to share with friends and family around the holidays.

See the recipe card below for details on how to make this Salted Caramel Eggnog recipe. Enjoy!

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