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Spiced Chocolate Eggnog

Spiced Chocolate Eggnog – Deliciously thick and creamy, perfectly spiced chocolate eggnog that tastes amazing hot or cold!

A mason jar filled with chocolate eggnog and whipped cream on top.

Who’s a fan of eggnog? Have you ever had chocolate eggnog?

Well, today I bring you just that. Thick and deliciously creamy eggnog with chocolate, warm spices, and topped with whipped cream. This eggnog is irresistible served hot or cold!

A close-up shot of a mason jar filled with chocolate eggnog with whipped cream on top.

Ingredients for Spiced Chocolate Eggnog:

  • large egg yolks
  • granulated sugar
  • milk
  • dark chocolate
  • vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg

This recipe is super easy to throw together, and is ready to serve and enjoy in under 20 minutes. It also yields about 6 – 8 servings, so if you need to make less, simply halve the recipe, or keep any leftover servings in the fridge for up to 3 days. Warm up or enjoy cold!

Dark chocolate chunks with chocolate eggnog in mason jar in the background.

A Pinterest image of Spiced Chocolate Eggnog with text overlay.

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Enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚

A mason jar filled with chocolate eggnog and whipped cream on top.
5 from 1 vote
Spiced Chocolate Eggnog
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Yields: 6 - 8 servings
Calories: 385 kcal
Deliciously thick and creamy, perfectly spiced chocolate eggnog that tastes amazing hot or cold!
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 200g
  • 4 cups milk 960ml
  • 9 oz dark chocolate 265g, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Whisk together the egg yolks, and sugar until pale and thick. Set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan, add the milk, chocolate, vanilla, and spices. Bring to the boil over medium heat, stirring often until the chocolate has melted, and everything has combined.

  3. Remove from the heat, then gradually add the egg yolk mixture, whisking constantly, until smooth and combined.

  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 3 days before serving. Reheat, or serve cold.


This recipe can easily be halved if you need less servings.

The calories are an estimate only.

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  • Reply
    1st November 2017 at 1:41 am

    Yum, looks good and I LOVE that it uses egg yolks. Now I can save my egg whites for macarons. ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Reply
      1st November 2017 at 7:41 am

      Thanks, Linda! I just love your macarons, they’re all so cute! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply
    Demeter | Beaming Baker
    2nd November 2017 at 3:51 pm

    Marsha, you could make me a fan of ANYTHING!! Plus, I just love anything with chocolate in it. Just love all of your drink recipes. Now you’re really getting me in the mood for Christmas! Hope you had an awesome week! ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

    • Reply
      2nd November 2017 at 3:54 pm

      Thanks, Demeter! ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

  • Reply
    Shannon @loveatfirstbento
    26th November 2017 at 4:41 pm

    I’ve never been a huge eggnog fan, but I AM a huge chocolate fan, so I’m thinking this recipe may just convert me into an eggnog lover! ๐Ÿ™‚ Just love this idea! And I am seriously so obsessed with your breath-taking photos – they are always so absolutely gorgeous, and I just can’t stop looking at them! Total inspiration.

    • Reply
      26th November 2017 at 8:36 pm

      Thank you, Shannon! Chocolate eggnog converted me! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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