Coconut Eggnog Recipe

Coconut Eggnog Recipe

This is a delicious dairy-free and healthy coconut eggnog that the whole family can enjoy around Christmas time.  It’s so much better than the gloopy stuff from the carton!

Coconut Eggnog Recipe

By: Lee Holmes

Nothing could be better than homemade eggnog on a Christmas morning. Using coconut milk rather than dairy, this is perfect for everyone, lactose-free or not.



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  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tap vanilla powder
  • 5 egg yolks


  • Combine all the ingredients except the egg yolks in a medium saucepan, stir gently until combined, then slowly bring to the boil over medium–low heat.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside to steep for 3–4 mins.
  • Whiz the egg yolks in a blender on high until frothy. Add the coconut milk mixture, then whiz for a couple more seconds.
  • Serve warm or chilled, sprinkled with extra cinnamon and nutmeg.


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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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