Keto Eggnog (Sugar-free)

By Sarah
December 24, 2022

There is no Christmas without eggnog. However, eggnog contains sugar and milk, which are not keto friendly. Luckily, I created this delicious Sugar-free eggnog recipe. recip

What Is Eggnog Made Of

Traditionally eggnog consists of eggs, egg yolks, vanilla extract, sugar, and heavy cream. Additionally, eggnog features alcohol, such as brandy. 

However, since this is a keto eggnog recipe, it contains eggs, sugar-free sweetener, almond milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, heavy cream, and vanilla extract. 

What Is The Best Alcohol To Put In Eggnog

This is a nonalcoholic eggnog recipe. However, you can spike the eggnog if you want to. Brandy is the most common way to spike eggnog. However, you can also use whisky, Cognac, bourbon, or rum. You can also use a combination of alcohol to spike the eggnog. For example, you can add a combination of dark rum and Cognac or brandy to the eggnog.

Keto eggnog in glasses.

Tips For Making Keto Eggnog

Do not let the almond milk mixture boil. The cream on the mixture will cause it to curdle. If the almond mixture does curdle, you can place it into a blender and blend it until smooth. 

Since this is a nonalcoholic eggnog, it can separate. There’s no need to panic. Simply place it into a blender and blend it until smooth. You can also whisk it until smooth if you don’t have a blender. 

Eggnog should have a smooth texture. You may have scorched the almond milk mixture if it does not have a smooth texture. Heat the almond over low heat, and do not let it boil. 

The eggnog can also have a lumpy texture if the eggs scramble. When you heat the eggnog on the stove, stir it constantly until it thickens. Stirring the eggnog keeps the eggs from scrambling.  

Nevertheless, the eggnog will be strained, so there’s no need to worry too much if it scrambles. 

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 How Many Carbs Are In Sugar-Free Eggnog

There are 4.7 grams of carbs in sugar-free eggnog. Additionally, each serving of eggnog has 4.6 net carbs. 

Keto Sugar-free Eggnog

Recipe by SarahCourse: DrinksCuisine: KetoDifficulty: Easy


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Eggnog is the perfect way to welcome the Christmas season. This keto eggnog is creamy, luscious, and so darn delicious. Keto eggnog is made with almond milk which gives it a subtle nutty flavor and sugar-free sweetener. 


  • 12 large eggs

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar-free sweetener

  • 5 cups almond milk

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste

  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum


  • Whisk the eggs and sugar-free sweetener in a glass bowl until it thickens and has a pale yellow color. Set the eggs aside.
  • Place 4 cups of almond milk along with the heavy cream, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt into a pot and stir to combine.
  • Place the almond milk mixture over medium-low heat until it is warm. Do not let the almond milk mixture boil.
  • Remove the almond milk mixture from the stove and gradually ladle the almond milk mixture into the eggs while stirring constantly.
  • Place the mixture over medium-high heat and cook it for 5 minutes, constantly stirring.
  • Whisk in the xanthan gum 1/4 teaspoon at a time. Cook it for 5-10 minutes until the eggnog thickens slightly. The eggnog should coat the back of a spoon and have a temperature of 160°F when measured with a candy thermometer.
  • Let the eggnog completely, then strain it into a pitcher or container.
  • Stir in the remaining cup of almond milk, cover the eggnog with plastic wrap, and refrigerate it overnight.
  • Pour the eggnog into mugs and garnish it with your desired toppings.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories180
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 14g 22%
    • Saturated Fat 6.9g 35%
  • Cholesterol 219mg 73%
  • Sodium 310mg 13%
  • Potassium 68mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 4.7g 2%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 1%
    • Sugars 3.7g
  • Protein 6.7g 14%

  • Calcium 28%
  • Iron 1%
  • Vitamin D 59%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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