The Ultimate Eggnog Martini Recipe for Christmas

As soon as the Christmas season rolls around, I can't help but get excited for all the delicious treats that come with it. And what could be more festive than an eggnog martini? Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for a tasty treat to enjoy on your own, this classic eggnog martini recipe is sure to hit the spot.

I have to admit, I wasn't always a fan of eggnog. But when I discovered this recipe for an eggnog martini, I was hooked. The creamy, spiced flavour is the perfect balance of sweet and savoury, and it's such a fun twist on the traditional eggnog. Plus, it's so easy to make!

Ingredients & Supplies Needed:

To make this delicious eggnog martini, you will need the following ingredients and supplies:

  • 3 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1.5 ounces spiced rum
  • 3 ounces heavy cream
  • 0.75 ounces Amaretto
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish
  • Powdered sugar for rimming the glass and for garnish
  • Nutmeg for garnish
  • Cocktail shaker, jigger, and strainer

Method & Serving:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add the vanilla vodka, spiced rum, heavy cream, Amaretto, and cinnamon to the shaker.
  3. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds.
  4. Rim the edge of a chilled martini glass with powdered sugar.
  5. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

If you're looking to add a little extra flavour to your eggnog martini, you can try adding a splash of brandy or bourbon for a deeper, richer flavour. Or, swap out the spiced rum for a different type of rum for a different twist on the traditional recipe.

For a less sweet option, try adding a splash of dry vermouth for a depth of flavour. However, you choose to flavour yours, one thing's for sure - it'll be deliciously festive!

Serving Suggestions:

This eggnog martini is perfect for sipping on its own, or you can serve it alongside some appetisers like cheese and crackers or spiced nuts. It would also pair well with a dessert like gingerbread cookies or pumpkin pie.


The eggnog martini is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. With its creamy, spiced flavour and easy-to-follow recipe, it's sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering. Just be sure to enjoy it responsibly!


The Ultimate Eggnog Martini Recipe for the Holidays

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