Make Egg-Free Egg Nog for Christmas (Recipe)

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Buttered rum? Mulled wine? Hot toddies? You call these holiday drinks? Puleeease. Eggnog puts them all to shame.

Sadly though, eggnog is hardly suitable for the dairy-free drinkers among us, what with the egg and, um, nog. Luckily, the amazing animal advocacy group, Compassion Over Killing, has a mouthwatering recipe for egg-free eggnog that'll impress all your dinner guests.

See also: A Vegan Gives Ten Reasons to Skip the Turkey This Thanksgiving


  • 4 cups soy, almond, or coconut milk, vanilla or unflavored
  • 6 ounces (half a package) silken tofu, extra firm
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ - ⅓ cup amaretto, Southern Comfort, brandy, or Frangelico
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • Soy- or rice-based whipped cream, for garnish


  • In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until creamy. Chill at least half an hour before serving, then enjoy!

And who knows -- get enough eggnog in your carnivorous aunt and you might even be able to convince her to give veganism a try. Christmas is a time for miracles, after all.

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