Eggnog Whipped Cream Recipe Makes Holiday Desserts Even Better by 30Seconds Food

Eggnog Whipped Cream Recipe Makes Holiday Desserts Even Better

Whipped cream adds so much to holiday desserts, and eggnog is the creamy drink of the holiday season. What if you combined the two? Yes, we're talking an eggnog whipped cream to dollop on all those pies, cakes and other sweet goodies this holiday season!

This easy low-sodium eggnog whipped cream recipe is fluffy, creamy and full of those warm, aromatic baking spices that scream Christmas. All you need to make this simple holiday whipped cream is heavy cream, powdered sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, eggnog and either spiced rum or rum extract. The fluffy goodness whips up in minutes and can even be made ahead of time.

Spoon this gluten-free eggnog whipped cream over any dessert, from pies and cakes to cobblers and puddings. Add a dollop to your hot chocolate or coffee. Delish!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 (makes about 2 cups)


  • 1 cup heavy cream, cold
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon spiced rum or 1/8 teaspoon rum extract
  • 2 tablespoons eggnog

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Recipe Notes

  • You could make the whipped cream by hand using a mixing bowl and whisk. This does take a little more time and some muscles!
  • Store the eggnog whipped cream in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two days.
  • Stiff peaks is when the whipped cream holds its shape and does not collapse. The photo does not reflect stiff peaks but soft peaks. 

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the cold heavy cream into a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until stiff peaks form, about 3 minutes. 
  2. Add the powdered sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and spiced rum or extract. Beat again until combined and back to stiff peaks. 
  3. Add the eggnog, about 1 tablespoon at a time, until thoroughly combined and creamy. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 106

Total Fat: 5.9g

Saturated Fat: 3.8g

Cholesterol: 21mg

Sodium: 13mg

Total Carbohydrate: 8.3g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Total Sugars: 4.7g

Protein: 1.1g

Vitamin D: 4mcg

Calcium: 56mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 58mg

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This is pure genius
Elisa Schmitz
Awesome! I just made a bourbon whipped cream that was to die for and this reminds me of it. I'll post the recipe soon!
Think I'm REALLY going to like this one! I do have to admit to LOL, though, when I read the spiced rum was added in the step BEFORE the eggnog. In a recipe for EGGNOG whipped cream! 🤔 🤣
Elisa Schmitz
You gotta have priorities, Terry , right? Haha. Happiest of holidays to you!

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