Egg-free Eggnog with Aquafaba

Egg free eggnog in a clear glass mug against a black background, with nutmeg in the foreground

Rich, creamy, and plant-powered, you can whip this egg-free eggnog up in minutes.

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If you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, or have an egg allergy, finding an eggnog substitute that’s as decadent and delicious as the original is hard. But good news! I have remedied that with this recipe.

Introducing rich and creamy egg-free eggnog! Made with aquafaba!

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Rich and creamy egg-free eggnog. For a perfect plant-powered xmas!
Egg-Free Eggnog
Prep Time
10 mins
 

Rich and creamy and plant-powered! Egg-free nog! 

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: North American
Keyword: christmas drinks, dairy-free eggnog, egg-free eggnog
Diet: vegan
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Sylvia Eastman
Ingredients
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk {If you are fine with dairy, you can use regular cow milk here, too.}
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 10 tablespoons coconut milk {the canned kind, not the milk substitute kind}
  • 1/2 cup aquafaba {this is the liquid from canned or cooked chickpeas}
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric {optional, this is for colour}
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine together the sugar, spices and coconut milk until smooth. Then, whisk in the almond milk until combined.

  2. In a second large bowl, whip the aquafaba until it forms soft peaks. 

  3. Fold the aquababa into the contents of the first bowl

  4. Serve chilled, garnished with more nutmeg.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes
  • If you are buying canned chickpeas to obtain the aquafaba for this recipe, buy unsalted chickpeas. 
  • Reserve your chickpeas for another recipe. If you don't think you can use them right away, you can freeze them.
  • This recipe makes about 3 1/2 cups but it will deflate a little bit after sitting.
  • If you are OK with dairy, you can substitute regular cow milk for the almond milk.
  • If you only have sweetened plant milk, omit the sugar and add some as needed to achieve desired sweetness level. 

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Egg Free Eggnog with Aquafaba

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