Last Updated on January 21, 2022 by The Noms
This gingerbread cocktail is a great mix of flavors, perfect for the holiday season! A combo of bourbon, vodka and Kahlua combine for this tasty treat!
Just drink it all day, it’s the holidays! At least, that’s what I have been telling myself these last few days! And I know eggnog is polarizing to some people, but in this case, it’s only one of the cocktail ingredients we used. Kind of like cream!
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This year we have had some fun with eggnog in a few cocktails! This one we spiced it up with a dab of molasses and gingerbread-esque spice. The sweet molasses makes the cocktail smooth and delicious. It is still a decadent cocktail, but it fits the mood of the holiday season!
What Ingredients are Needed for the Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail?
- Molasses Simple Syrup
- Ginger and Nutmeg
- Cinnamon Sugar for Rim
- Whipped Cream
This gingerbread cocktail has it all. Boozy, creamy, the flavors. It’s an incredible one for sure.
Better than if you just found out your Christmas bonus is a jelly of the month club. This one is even better than Griswold’s eggnog.
Eggnog meet gingerbread flavors. Add booze. Shake in a shaker over ice. Pour into glass. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon to impress family and friends. Easy peasy done.
Do you ever have regular eggnog with a huge dollop of whipping cream on top? In honor of that, we did it here. Sprinkled with cinnamon, and it’s perfect. Or nutmeg if you like. I only like a dash of nutmeg, because it weirdly makes my nose numb if I have too much, weird right?!
So cinnamon it is!
Ways To Garnish This Gingerbread Cocktail
- Whipped cream
- Sprinkle of Nutmeg or Cinnamon (go with the cinnamon, LOL!)
- Gingerbread cookies anyone?
- Put some marshmallow cream on top if you are feeling super decadent, and torch it for a toasted marshmallow/gingerbread flavor profile.
Cheers to this holiday classic! Try our Mistletoe Martini, too!
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This gingerbread cocktail is the perfect holiday tipple. Gingerbread and eggnog combine for a great sipper with bourbon, vodka and kahlua! Rich and indulgent.
- 1.50 ounce bourbon
- .50 ounce vodka
- .50 ounce Kahlua
- 2 ounces eggnog
- 1 teaspoon molasses simple syrup
- pinch each of ginger and nutmeg
- cinnamon sugar for rimming
- whipped cream topping
Molasses Simple Syrup
- 1 Tablespoon water
- 1 Tablespoon molasses
Molasses Simple Syrup
- Combine molasses and water in a small ramekin and place in the microwave for 20-30 seconds. Stir to combine and place in microwave for 10-15 seconds more if needed. Set aside to cool slightly.
Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail
- Place some cinnamon and sugar on a plate, dip rim of glass in water, then in cinnamon sugar mixture to rim the glass.
- Combine bourbon, vodka, Kahlua and eggnog in shaker with ice. Shake to combine.
- Add in a pinch each of ginger and nutmeg. Add in molasses syrup.
- Shake to combine again.
- Strain into cinnamon sugar rimmed glass. Top with whipped cream, cinnamon and nutmeg if desired.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272Total Fat: 4.3gSaturated Fat: 2.5gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 37mgCarbohydrates: 17.8gSugar: 9.3gProtein: 2.2g
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