The presents have been opened, the feasts have been feasted, and all you’re left with is. . . eggnog.
Let’s face it, you’re not really in the mood to drink it as-is anymore. Here’s 6 ideas to use up that last carton.
Enjoy it for Breakfast
Fabulous French Toast
Make the easiest french toast of your life! Dip sliced bread in eggnog mixed with eggs, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Fry both sides until golden brown and then serve.
I love this healthy version from Chrissy of Snacking in Sneakers
The greek yogurt topping and fresh fruit up the protein and fibre of this breakfast.
Add to your favourite pancake mix in place of the liquid. Or, try this from-scratch recipe from Amy of Cooking With a Full Plate. There’s whole grains for health and sprinkles for fun.
Related: Lemon Chia Seed Pancakes and Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
A Much-Needed Caffeine Boost
Add 1 part eggnog to 2 parts cold brew coffee for a refreshing way to wake up, or stay up late for New Years.
(P.S. If you’re local to Saskatoon, pick up some cold brew coffee at Dusty Plains Coffee Co.)
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Chances are your family has cleaned out your Christmas baking and you need something to bring for a New Year’s get-together. Why not kill two birds with one stone and make some delicious eggnog cookies?
Delicious on a Dime has a fantastic slice and bake cookie recipe with eggnog frosting. What kid (or kid at heart) could resist?
The Gingered Whisk has a yummy version with a spiced rum frosting. Make this version for the adults at the party!
Related: Classic Shortbread Cookies and Kid-Friendly Snowballs
This eggnog bread from A Touch of Yum is similar to a pound cake and can be made ahead and stored in the freezer. It all makes a great gift for neighbours and teachers.
5 Ingredient Pie
Try something unusual and make this eggnog pie from A Touch of Yum for a New Year’s gathering.
These recipes look so delicious! Which one will you choose for your post-holiday gathering?