Two Glasses of Vegan Eggnog with Cinnamon Sticks, Pinecones and Christmas Lights in the Background
Vegan Eggnog

Rich, creamy, and made without any eggs or dairy, this luscious vegan eggnog is super easy to whip-up and perfect for holiday gatherings!

Course: Dessert, Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Drinks, Holidays
Servings: 6
Calories: 310 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water 4-8 hours, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 cup coconut milk (from a can)
  • 1 small overripe banana
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus more for serving
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup whiskey or rum (optional)
  • Whipped coconut cream, for serving (optional)
  1. Place the cashews and 1/2 cup of water into a blender and blend to a smooth paste, stopping to scrape down the sides of the pitcher as needed.

  2. Add the remaining water and blend until smooth.

  3. Add the coconut milk, banana, maple syrup, vanilla, nutmeg, salt, and whiskey, if using. Blend until completely smooth.

  4. Pour into glasses and stir in whiskey or rum, if using.

  5. Optionally, top with whipped coconut cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information does not include whiskey, rum, or coconut whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Eggnog
Amount Per Serving (6 ounces (approximately))
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 183
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.3g31%
Saturated Fat 10.6g53%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 350mg10%
Carbohydrates 31.3g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20.3g23%
Protein 4.6g9%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.