Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream

Boozy, rich, creamy, and luscious Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream! Made simply with the same ingredients as traditional eggnog, but cooked down to a delicious custard and slowly churned. There is no better ice cream to celebrate the holiday's! It's even got lots of bourbon to ensure the best flavor.

4 Quick Tips For The Perfect Eggnog Ice Cream

01 Make sure you're using a bourbon you like the flavor of in this recipe!

02 You can make this recipe non-alcoholic.

03 This recipe is naturally gluten and nut free!

04 Do not boil the milk when you’re heating it. Just bring it to a light simmer.

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In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar. Set aside.


Combine milk and cream. Heat over medium low heat, until mixture just starts to bubble.


While whisking constantly, slowly pour the hot milk mixture over egg mixture..


Transfer back into the pot and cook at medium-low heat until mixture coats a spoon, about 5 minutes.


Strain the custard through a fine mesh sieve into a clean bowl.


Stir in bourbon, vanilla, and ground nutmeg.


Cover with plastic wrap and let chill in the fridge until cold all the way through, about 1 hour.


Pour chilled ice cream base into the ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.


Spoon the ice cream out of the machine and place in a freezer safe container. Freeze until needed.


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