Chai Eggnog Recipe

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Melinda Published: November 10, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Chai Eggnog

Make Christmas day more festive with this tasty eggnog recipe! It’s a subtle version that uses healthy chai, making it perfect for kids and adults alike.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 15ozcoconut milk
  • 2cupsalmond milk
  • 5egg yolks
  • cup maple syrup
  • ½tspMcCormick ground cinnamon
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2chai tea bags
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1.5ozbourbonoptional, per cup
  • 1.5ozrumor brandy, optional, per cup


  1. Combine coconut milk, almond milk, egg yolks, maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt in a large saucepan.

  2. Whisk vigorously for 1 minute until completely combined and slightly frothy.

  3. Heat the mixture over medium heat until it just barely reaches a simmer similar to tiny bubbles popping up, stirring occasionally to prevent eggs from cooking on the bottom.

  4. Reduce heat to medium-low.

  5. Add the tea bags and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Remove and discard the tea bags.

  7. Stir in the vanilla until combined.

  8. Taste, and add extra maple syrup to sweeten, if desired.

  9. If desired to spike the eggnog, add bourbon, rum, or brandy per cup of eggnog.

  10. Allow the eggnog to chill in the fridge in a heat-safe container.

  11. Once chilled, serve, and enjoy!

Eggnog will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days in the container.


  • Calories: 1161.23kcal
  • Fat: 28.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 218.39g
  • Fiber: 2.08g
  • Sugar: 190.74g
  • Protein: 5.76g
  • Cholesterol: 182.64mg
  • Sodium: 726.78mg
  • Calcium: 625.08mg
  • Potassium: 1014.19mg
  • Iron: 4.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.16mg
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