This egg-less delight is light and healthy, but still rich and creamy, and filled with festive spice! This homemade vegan eggnog is awesomely delicious and healthier, it’s gonna be your favorite holiday drink! If you don’t have access to one, just strain it through a muslin cloth or strain in through a sieve before serving. This vegan eggnog recipe is much healthier, it’s: Store-bought eggnogs that pop-up this time of year are no match to homemade vegan eggnog. I chose a mix of coconut milk and coconut cream as the base ingredients along with cashews to thicken and, sort of, approximate the effect that egg would have in eggnog. Serve with a sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg (ground nutmeg works too) and a cinnamon stick. You can store it in the fridge for 4-5 days. Raw cashews take the place of eggs in this vegan recipe. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. Just don’t use too much, as a little goes a long way when it comes to using turmeric for color. Let’s admit it, most traditional eggnog recipes are trying to kill us. In a small bowl cover the cashews with boiling water and set them aside to soak for 20 minutes. Would love for you to leave a comment and rating below. This vegan eggnog is naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup! This rich and flavorful dairy-free and egg-free recipe for vegan eggnog suitable for the kids. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ac230e676c91378e0fe3c633f28e8ca2" );document.getElementById("iaade58fca").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Hi I’m Alison Andrews! Yes, I can see you all saying “but Maša, it’s called EGGnog! Your email address will not be published. If you’ve ever been wondering what the ingredients in an eggnog are and why the traditional recipe is not vegan, then let me tell you that . Previously when I’ve used cashews in recipes because I don’t have a high-powered blender the recipe has suggested soaking the cashews overnight first. This traditional holiday drink is also known to be served cold but I don’t mind it either way. Besides the creamy texture, it’s the spices used in eggnog that create its distinct flavour and you will be surprised that there are only 2 spice heroes used in a traditional eggnog: The additional (& optional) spices come from: The latter I like to use in moderation in this recipe as they can very easily be over-powering the rest of the ingredients. Pour into a saucepan and heat until you reach a gentle simmer. If you would like your oat milk eggnog (vegan) to have an extra kick, you can of course feel free to simply replace the Rumish with actual rum (to your own liking!). Award for Excellence and Innovation: Best vegan food blogger, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmrAavoYCIo&t=89s, gluten free option (replace the oat milk with either almond or coconut), a pinch of ground clove (about 1/8 teaspoon). I can see how you can either love or hate eggnog. I've been running Romylondonuk since 2015 after finding my love for plant based cooking when I switched to a vegan lifestyle. I love making delicious vegan food and creating delicious vegan versions of all your old favorite dishes, so you can have your vegan cake and eat it too! ★☆ Coconut milk/coconut cream. Tag @theminimalistvegan on Instagram and follow us to see the latest! . You can opt-out at any time. VIVA! Or soak them in boiling water for 1 hour. It is the holidays, after all. Keep your eggnog stored in the fridge and enjoy it chilled. Eggnog is a traditional Christmas holiday drink and you won't miss the eggs with this delicious homemade vegan spin. Place into a jug and place into the fridge to chill for a few hours until completely cold. Add all ingredients (apart from the non-alcoholic rum) to a high-speed blender – alongside the fast-soaked cashews – and blend on high for about 5 minutes until the cashews are completely … It’s one of those recipes that can eek people out because of the use of raw eggs. This simple recipe uses cashew nuts instead of egg to create a deliciously thick creamy drink perfect for the holidays. Stir in the Rumish (non-alcoholic rum) last. This is blended with some cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and sugar … ★☆ I love making delicious vegan food and creating vegan versions of all your old favorites, so that you’ll never feel like you’re missing out. Healthy-ish Vegan Eggnog Recipe. Put all ingredients in the blender and blend on high until you have a smooth and creamy consistency. Learn how your comment data is processed. ★☆ I’ve reinvented this classic holiday drink, and skipped all the eggs and dairy called for in traditional recipes. Not only are there eggs in traditional eggnog, but there’s also heavy whipping cream and milk. I did go all out and make a full on boozy version. You can replace it with some non-dairy milk. I can’t compare to what the ‘real deal’ would have tasted like, but after reading dozens of traditional recipes, I … Apart from spending time in the kitchen, I'm obsessed with audio books & podcasts, Netflix series, anything to do with Harry Potter (yup, full on geek here! This recipe is pretty forgiving and flexible. A pinch of turmeric would help recreate the color of a classic eggnog. The version of my mom just tastes the best, so there must be a vegan version. One important thing to notice though, is that you should use a high speed blender to blend the softened cashews for this oat milk eggnog (vegan) as smooth and fine as possible. I am often told on facebook that it should be called a ‘cashew cake’. Please read my disclosure policy. Make sure to stir so that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pot. Soak the cashews in water, overnight. Yes, that’s exactly what I’ve always thought – even before going fully vegan –  and it’s probably the main reason why I’ve never tried actual eggnog in my life (can’t blame me now, huh?). You should definitely be proud. The cashews as mentioned are sort of my ‘egg replacer’ in the way that they thicken up the drink so nicely. You can use any bourbon you prefer, or switch it for rum. Traditional eggnog is an uncooked recipe. But a friend of mine makes her vegan eggnog with hazelnuts – soaked overnight first – and that is totally delicious too. When using fresh nutmeg, you’ll need less. You’re welcome, Hope! Turmeric. But you can use other plant milks like almond milk, rice milk, soy milk or oat milk if you prefer. *Nutritional information assumes that 5 cups of eggnog could serve 6 people at a little less than a cup per person. Every Friday, we send a free newsletter to subscribers with our latest content. (If you want to get really fancy, try it with this bourbon-barrel aged maple syrup.) Um….no. Well, you can really serve it hot or cold, but we liked these served nice and cold. Tip #2: You can experiment with other nuts as well. Eggnog is traditionally made by whipping eggs and sugar, and then stirring in milk and/or whipping cream, bourbon, and nutmeg. This eggless delight is light and healthy but still rich and creamy. Reply. She shares her recipes on Delicious Everyday, an award-winning vegetarian and vegan food blog. (This is the brand I use.) Like our vegan cheesecake. Start off by soaking your cashews overnight. That’s it. Oh, and the cookies that you’re seeing keeping this gorgeous drink company is my vegan … drink that is perfect for the holidays. I’ve reinvented this classic holiday drink, and skipped all the eggs and dairy called for in traditional recipes. You can use pre-ground nutmeg, but it will not have as much flavour. Updated Dec 3, 2019 / Published: Dec 3, 2019 / This post may contain affiliate links. Oh, and the cookies that you’re seeing keeping this gorgeous drink company is my vegan Speculaas cookies (aka Dutch spiced cookies). Bourbon. Rude or insulting comments will not be accepted. The accuracy of this information is not guaranteed. Let the eggnog sit for at least an hour before serving, ideally leave it in the fridge overnight to give the flavours a chance to mature a little and to thicken even further. And don’t forget to add the whipped cream on top! It would change the color of the drink though. If you try this recipe, let me know! So this is a vegan eggnog, notwithstanding the fact that there is no egg. Please read my. Use a fine mesh (or ideally a nut-milk bag) to strain the nut pulp from the smooth & creamy eggnog. They’re full of refined sugars, fillers and flavourings. *We used Wild Turkey Bourbon. ★☆. Add all ingredients (apart from the non-alcoholic rum) to a high-speed blender – alongside the fast-soaked cashews – and blend on high for about 5 minutes until the cashews are completely incorporated.