Delicious Soco Eggnog Recipe for Festive Celebrations

Welcome, southern food lovers! As a chef specializing in southern-style cuisine, I’m excited to share with you my recipe for the ultimate holiday cocktail: Soco Eggnog (Southern Comfort). This rich and creamy eggnog is elevated with the perfect blend of spices and a splash of Southern Comfort whiskey.

If you’re a fan of traditional eggnog, this decadent twist will have you hooked after just one sip. And if you’ve never tried eggnog before, let me tell you — it’s a holiday must-have!

Now, I know some of you may be intimidated by making your own eggnog from scratch. But trust me, this easy homemade recipe is foolproof and worth the effort over store-bought options. Plus, with the addition of Southern Comfort, it’ll surely impress your guests at any festive gathering.

So let’s get mixing and indulge in the heavenly flavors of Soco Eggnog.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Soco Eggnog (Southern Comfort)
Soco Eggnog (Southern Comfort)

Imagine having a rich, creamy, and comforting beverage that envelops your soul with warmth and bliss on a cold winter day. This kind of comfort can only be found in Southern-style eggnog made with a secret ingredient – Southern Comfort whiskey.

This recipe is special because it balances the essence of nutmeg and vanilla spice, creating the perfect blend of flavors for the holiday season. With every sip, you’ll experience the fullness of its creaminess and warmth as it spreads through your body like a cozy blanket.

One of the best things about this eggnog recipe is how easy it is to make at home. It only takes a few simple ingredients, including egg yolks, sugar, milk, and our star ingredient – Southern Comfort whiskey. The process itself is simple enough for even the most novice of cooks to master.

The versatility of this eggnog recipe is remarkable because you can serve it in various ways. You can use it to create cocktails such as a SoCo float or mix in some spiced rum or cranberry juice for an added twist. Or you can stick to traditional eggnog by serving it chilled with grated cinnamon and nutmeg sprinkled on top. There’s something for every palate!

Lastly, homemade eggnog tastes better than anything you’ll find at the store. There are no artificial flavors or colours – just pure goodness in every cup! Plus, making your own eggnog can save you money as opposed to purchasing pre-made ones.

In conclusion, Southern Comfort eggnog is one of the best southern comfort drinks out there! Its perfect combination of spices, creaminess, comfort and taste has made it one of the best-loved holiday drinks today. So go ahead and try this recipe, and we promise that after one sip, you will be hooked!

Ingredient List

 A glass of Soco eggnog, perfect for a cozy night in.
A glass of Soco eggnog, perfect for a cozy night in.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients you need to make this Comfort Eggnog recipe. The following ingredient list makes about 8 cups or 16 servings, depending on the size of your glass.


  • 32 oz Southern Comfort: This signature whiskey-based liquor is the star of the show in our eggnog cocktail recipe.
  • 1 cup white chocolate liqueur: A delicious and decadent addition to this rich and creamy eggnog.
  • 4 cups milk: Whole milk or low-fat milk is fine for this recipe.
  • 2 cups heavy cream: This makes the eggnog extra rich and delicious.
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar: Sweetens the cocktail and balances out flavors.
  • 12 egg yolks: Don’t throw away all those egg whites! Save them for another recipe or make a meringue topping for your pie!
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract: Adds depth of flavor to the eggnog.
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon: A classic spice for holiday beverages or desserts.
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg: A crucial component of any good eggnog recipe.
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup: Helps to give the eggnog its smooth texture and helps stabilize the foam on top.
  • Optional garnishes: grated cinnamon, nutmeg, whipped cream, and cinnamon sticks.

Note: If you cannot find Southern Comfort near you, you can substitute with a different whiskey brand or even use spiced rum.

The Recipe How-To

Ready to make a satisfying and creamy Soco Eggnog? Make sure you have all the ingredients and let’s get started!

Ingredient List:

  • 4 cups of milk
  • 1 1/2 cups of Southern Comfort
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk and nutmeg, stirring constantly over medium heat for five minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until** combined.
  3. Slowly pour the warm milk mixture into the bowl with the egg yolks mixture, whisking constantly to prevent curdling.
  4. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over low heat, making sure to continually stir until it thickens enough to coat a spoon – about eight minutes.
  5. Remove saucepan from heat and blend in heavy cream,Southern Comfort, and vanilla extract.
  6. Refrigerate the eggnog for at least four hours or overnight to chill completely.
  7. When ready to serve, sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg on top.

Pour your homemade Southern Comfort eggnog into a big cup or glass used with some cinnamon sticks if desired for that spicy holiday twist, sit back and relish in every sip!

Substitutions and Variations

 Southern Comfort adds a unique twist to this classic holiday drink.
Southern Comfort adds a unique twist to this classic holiday drink.

Are you looking to switch things up with this classic Southern Comfort Eggnog recipe? Fear not, for there are plenty of substitutions and variations to cater to your taste buds.

Let’s start with the alcohol. If you’re not a fan of Southern Comfort Whiskey or just want to try something different, spiced rum could be a great substitute in this recipe. If you’re feeling daring, add a dash of orange juice or cranberry juice for a twist on the classic eggnog cocktail.

For those who prefer non-alcoholic versions, simply remove the Southern Comfort Whiskey and replace it with an extra 1/4 cup milk. For an added touch of luxury, top off your glass with whipped cream and grated cinnamon or nutmeg.

If you want to try a sweeter variation, swap out the white sugar for corn syrup or honey for a more subtle sweetness. You can also substitute the vanilla extract for comfort vanilla spice liqueur or white chocolate liqueur.

For dairy-free options, almond milk or coconut milk can replace whole milk in equal amounts. Additionally, if you are looking for an eggless version of eggnog, you could replace egg yolks with cornstarch as a thickening agent.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to customizing this scrumptious comfort eggnog recipe. Experimenting with new ingredients is undoubtedly exciting, but please make sure to keep track of portions and measurements to maintain that perfect balance in each sip.

Serving and Pairing

Once you whip up a batch of this rich and creamy eggnog, it’s time to cozy up and sip away. Perfectly served in a glass (or mug), the soco eggnog is an excellent holiday cocktail that will make your taste buds dance with joy.

For a more indulgent twist, I love to top my eggnog with a dollop of whipped cream, grated cinnamon, and nutmeg. This adds an extra level of sweetness and flavor to the already delicious eggnog.

Pairing-wise, this comfort eggnog recipe goes so well with your favorite holiday sweets such as white chocolate, sugar cookies, and candy canes. It also matches perfectly with cranberry juice as it brings out the spiciness in the eggnog.

But if you’re feeling adventurous and want to add some extra kick to your cocktail, try a little bit of spiced rum or even a Soco float (a mixture of Southern Comfort whiskey and lime juice). The options are numerous, so don’t be afraid to experiment!

Just remember that this spiked eggnog is on the boozy side, so take it slow and sip responsibly. This easy homemade eggnog will surely delight all your guests during gatherings, parties or even cozy nights in with family and friends.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A sprinkle of cinnamon on top adds warmth and flavor to each sip.
A sprinkle of cinnamon on top adds warmth and flavor to each sip.

What I’ve learned from making this Comfort Eggnog recipe countless times is that it requires a bit of patience, attention to detail and planning ahead to get it just right. Luckily, it’s an ideal recipe for make-ahead preparation and storage.

When you’re prepping this delightful Southern Comfort eggnog recipe, keep in mind that it lasts one week max in the fridge. To make things easier, you can make it up to two days early without any loss of flavor or texture.

To simplify your busy life during the holidays or for any other special events, I recommend storing the eggnog base in the fridge and the whipped cream topping separately. This makes quick work of re-serving: simply give the egg nog a good shake before pouring into a serving glass and scoop a dollop of the cold whipped cream on top.

When reheating this southern-style eggnog, use low heat on your stove and avoid boiling in order to preserve its velvety texture. If preferred, add some cinnamon on top to highlight its refreshing nutmeg flavor.

By taking these easy steps in preparing ahead and storing properly, you’ll be able to whip up delicious glasses of spiced egg nog anytime whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying it as an after-dinner treat. So go ahead – indulge! You have everything under control.

Tips for Perfect Results

When it comes to making the perfect eggnog, there are a few tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years that can make a big difference. Here are some tips for making the best Soco eggnog possible:

1. Use fresh nutmeg: Nutmeg is a key ingredient in eggnog and using freshly grated nutmeg will give your eggnog a richer and fresher taste.

2. Separate egg yolks carefully: When separating egg yolks, be careful not to get any whites in your mixture. Even a small amount of egg whites can ruin the texture of your eggnog.

3. Chill all ingredients before mixing: Cold ingredients mix better and help your eggnog to set up properly. Be sure to chill all ingredients before mixing.

4. Use high-quality spirits: Use only top-shelf Southern Comfort whiskey and white chocolate liqueur for the best flavor.

5. Combine ingredients thoroughly: Be sure to mix all ingredients thoroughly, using a whisk or blender, to ensure that there are no lumps and the consistency is perfectly smooth.

6. Let flavors develop: After mixing the ingredients, give your eggnog time to sit in the fridge for at least an hour or two to let the flavors meld together.

7. Serve with grated cinnamon and nutmeg: A sprinkle of grated cinnamon and nutmeg on top not only adds a festive touch but also enhances the flavor of your comfort eggnog.

By following these tips, you’ll have rich and creamy eggnog that’s perfect served in glass used for White Christmas, traditional holiday cocktails or spiced rum like Soco float. Don’t forget to store your leftovers properly so you can enjoy your homemade eggnog anytime you’d like!


Now that you have learned how to make a delicious Soco Eggnog, it’s time to answer some of your most frequently asked questions about this recipe. From ingredient substitutions to serving suggestions, these FAQ’s will help you troubleshoot any doubts you may have had and ensure that your eggnog comes out perfect every single time. So, let’s dive in!

What is the ingredient in Southern Comfort eggnog?

For this recipe, we will need a variety of ingredients, including milk, cream, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, egg yolks, spices, natural and artificial flavors, fat-free milk, and some key components like guar gum, Carrageenan, mono and diglycerides, annatto, turmeric, salt, and disodium phosphate. With these components, we will create a delightful dish that’ll make your taste buds sing! Let me guide you through the process with detailed instructions, tips, and recommendations.

Does Southern Comfort taste good in eggnog?

If you’re looking for a delicious and festive cocktail for the holidays, look no further than this Southern Comfort spiked eggnog recipe. Simply mix Southern Comfort 100 with your favorite brand of egg nog, and serve it up in a mug, glass, or even a creative container like an old trophy. For an extra sweet touch, sprinkle some grated cinnamon and nutmeg on top and add a cinnamon stick or gingerbread man as a garnish. This cozy and comforting cocktail is the perfect addition to any holiday gathering.

Is there cinnamon in Southern Comfort eggnog?

To start off, take a medium-sized bowl and beat the egg yolks and sugar until they become light and fluffy. Afterwards, get hold of a medium-sized saucepan and mix together the cream, milk, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and salt over medium heat.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Soco Eggnog recipe is a must-try this holiday season. Its rich creamy texture, combined with the comforting taste of Southern Comfort, makes for a delicious and indulgent treat. Whether you serve it at a friendly gathering or enjoy it on your own, this eggnog recipe is sure to impress.

Moreover, the recipe is versatile, allowing for substitutions and variations, so you can customize it to suit your preferences. Whether you prefer spiced rum or white chocolate liqueur or opt for non-alcoholic versions, this recipe caters to all.

Finally, it’s easy to prepare in advance, store and reheat, making it perfect for busy holiday schedules. So what are you waiting for? Head to your kitchen and whip up a batch of this delectable eggnog recipe!

Not convinced yet? How about serving it with some comfort foods like fried chicken or mac and cheese? This will surely elevate your meal plan and taste buds’ satisfaction.

Don’t forget to share the love by recommending this recipe to your friends and family. Happy Holidays!

Soco Eggnog (Southern Comfort)

Soco Eggnog (Southern Comfort) Recipe

I got this from a Southern Comfort insert in the newspaper today. Enjoy!
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Calories 202.8 kcal


  • 1 cup Southern Comfort, chilled
  • 4 cups eggnog, chilled
  • sprinkling nutmeg


  • Combine and blend Southern Comfort and eggnog in a punch bowl. Dust with nutmeg.

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Serving: 123gCalories: 202.8kcalCarbohydrates: 13.8gProtein: 3.9gFat: 7.6gSaturated Fat: 4.5gCholesterol: 59.9mgSodium: 55.1mgSugar: 8.5g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Christmas, Easy
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