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This ice cream punch is full of holiday flavor between the use of peppermint and eggnog, topped with ginger beer. And vodka. I forgot to mention the vodka!
The combination of Eggnog and Peppermint Ice Cream in this cocktail makes the drink extra creamy. If you love peppermint, like we do, you are going to love this ice cream punch! Plus, it’s a dessert and cocktail all in one!
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What Ingredients are Needed for the Ice Cream Punch?
- Peppermint Ice Cream
- Peppermint Vodka
- Ginger Beer
- Crushed Candy Canes
So maybe you think eggnog and peppermint ice cream don’t go together, but they do! It makes a very flavorful holiday combo. This ice cream punch is gorgeous, and the peppermint and eggnog combo is to die for, I promise! If you are an eggnog lover you’ll flip for this eggnog punch.
Ice Cream Punch
We think it’s perfect for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year’s parties. Or any other time you want dessert and a cocktail together. Like I do. Right now.
Serve these with crushed candy canes around the rim of the glass just to be extra. To rim your glasses with crushed candy, put the crushed candy on a plate. Dip the rims of the glasses into water and place on crushed candies to cover them. Repeat until all glasses are covered.
What Is Eggnog?
One of the main ingredients in this Christmas ice cream punch is eggnog. It really is quite delicious (if you don’t like it, too bad!) It is traditionally made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. In texture, it’s like fluid cream. In taste, probably like a custard, at least that how it is to me. It’s the perfect festive base for this tasty eggnog punch.
Have last minute guests stopping by? This ice cream punch is so simple, with only four ingredients. It can be made up in a batch very quickly. It’s perfect for any last minute gatherings and will wow your guests, even though it’s so easy recipe to make!
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This ice cream punch is full of Christmas flavor. Perfect for a dessert or a cocktail, this eggnog punch uses peppemint ice cream, eggnog, ginger beer and more to make for a tasty treat!
- 4 oz peppermint ice cream, softened to melted consistency
- 4 oz eggnog
- 3 oz peppermint vodka or peppermint schnapps
- 4 oz ginger beer, chilled
- Peppermint Ice Cream, for additional scoops on top
- crust peppermint sticks for glass rim
- Leave out 4 oz of peppermint ice cream until it becomes somewhere between softened and melted in consistency.
- Crush candy canes and put on plate. Wet glass rims and dip in peppermint candy.
- When ready to serve, divide ice cream between 2 glasses.
- Add eggnog into glasses and stir.
- Add in vodka and ginger beer. Stir to combine.
- Add in more peppermint ice cream (optional). But, we encourage you to add more, it's a float then, and delicious!
This could easily be made into a punch, and poured into a punch bowl. Top it with peppermint ice cream scoops! Cheers!
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 331Total Fat: 11.2gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 88mgCarbohydrates: 28.7gFiber: .5gSugar: 23.7gProtein: 4.5g
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