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How To Make Vegan Dairy Free Eggnog

“Can I refill your eggnog, drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?” – Clark Griswold, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

It’s the holiday season and whether you love spending time with your family or just turn up for the food, there is sure to be one thing…Eggnog.

Yes, Eggnog. That creamy, cinnamon, nutmeg concoction we allow ourselves to drink from the period of Thanks Giving to Christmas and never (and we absolutely mean never) any other time of the year.

In fact, we love it so much we decided to make Eggnog our Seasonal Special for the month of December. But, it’s not any ordinary Eggnog. Nope our Eggnog flavor is completely vegan, dairy free, gluten free, soy free, sweetened only with date and made using only 4 ingredients.

Best of all you can eat a lot of it!

That being said we know not everyone has a giant ice cream machine sitting around their kitchens ready to make anything into their plant based ice cream dreams.

That’s when we thought “hey, our eggnog recipe would work just as well as a drink as it would an ice cream”. What could make people’s holidays that little bit better than a simple vegan dairy free eggnog drink.

And so we are sharing our Eggnog Recipe.

But, first…

What is Eggnog?

Eggnog traditionally is a milk and eggs based drink which is. In fact, typically it is made with Milk, Cream, Sugar and Eggs with the addition of a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg.

The reality is you actally don’t need any milk, cream, sugar or eggs to make it. You just need Coconut Milk, Date, Cinnamon and Nutmeg. As we will show you below.

History of Eggnog

Do a Google search and you won’t really be able to find an “origin” for the drink. References date back to the 1800s, but a lot of people believe the drink developed from other similar drinks such as “Posset” (a spiced mixture of milk and ale that was heated until the milk curdled) or the “Egg flip” (eggs that where mixed with spirits, but with no dairy). Yes, neither of these drinks sound wonderful.

Why is it called Eggnog?

The name Eggnog probably came from the fact that any drink served with rum (which Eggnog traditionally was) was called “Grogg” (not “Geoff” as my auto-correct wanted to call it). And, Posset or Egg Flip were traditionally served in wooden cups called “noggins”.

Mix the two and you get Eggnog.

Okay, hurry up and give me the Recipe…

Wow, you read this far you just really want to know the recipe. Okay so here it is:

Coconut Milk – 425g
Date Syrup- 100g
Cinnamon – 1g
Nutmeg – 1g

You can scale the recipe up accordingly.

To make it simple pour everything into a blender. Coconut milk first then date and then the spices. Blend until smooth and fully mixed.

That’s it. A simple, delicious plant based vegan Eggnog everyone can enjoy.

Have you tried the recipe? We want to know. Leave a comment on what you think of our Eggnog flavor.

Big Eggnog Love

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Banana Pumpkin Spice

NEW FALL SPECIAL – Banana Pumpkin Spice

Yes, that is right. You have been waiting patiently for a year, but it is finally here. Banana Pumpkin Spice is BACK! Made from Bananas, Coconut Milk, Date and just a little bit of Pumpkin Spice – it’s the perfect Fall flavor – in a scoop.
This is our third year of launching our limited edition banana pumpkin spice flavor and this year we have decided to mess with our tried and tested special by kicking up that “spice” level (yep, we messed with something that already worked). We wanted to give a more intense “spice” flavor so let us know what you think.
Tasting Profile
The Banana Pumpkin Spice hits your taste buds with a strong note of banana, this then slowly develops into the sweetness of dates and then finishes on an end note of “spice”. The more you eat the more the “spice” grows and grows.
This flavor is for all of your pumpkin fans. Those of you who for 9 months of the year ask us “when is banana pumpkin spice going to be back?”. For those of us who wait nine months of the year to live for those three months of Fall. For the rest of you – we still have Salted Chocolate on the menu.
Find Banana Pumpkin Spice only in our Montana Ave store until Thanks Giving.
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P.S. Let us know what you think of the new flavor in the comments section.

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