Sip into the Holidays: Eggnog vs. Egg Nog Coffee Showdown!

Egg Nog or Eggnog, this holiday brew is a creamy delight. Sip & savor the season with Eg(g)straordinary Egg Nog Coffee!

During this time of the year I'm not only a coffee junkie, but I kind of turn into an eggnog-in-my -coffee-fanatic as well. Anybody else?

‘Tis the season to be sipping! As the holiday season rolls around, one debate that seems to froth up every year is whether it’s “Egg Nog” or “Eggnog.” We say, why choose? Let’s celebrate both spellings in style by whipping up a cup of holiday happiness that we’ll call “Eg(g)straordinary Eggnog Coffee.” Get ready to embark on a frothy, fun, and festive journey that explores the spellbinding world of this creamy concoction and crafts an easy recipe that will make your taste buds tingle with joy.

Part 1: A Tale of Two Nogs

Let’s start by solving the great noggy mystery: “Egg Nog” or “Eggnog”?

The Eggnog Dilemma:

Eggnog, often spelled as one word, is the classic term for the rich and creamy holiday beverage. Some say it dates back to medieval Europe, where it was made with ale, milk, and eggs. Over time, it evolved into the delightful concoction we know today—milk, cream, sugar, eggs, and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

The Egg Nog Enigma:

“Egg Nog,” on the other hand, suggests a nog that’s singularly obsessed with eggs (and we can’t blame it!). The space between “egg” and “nog” hints at the prominence of this ingredient, which indeed takes center stage in this holiday delight.

So, now that we’ve deciphered the spelling enigma, let’s dive into the deliciousness that is both Egg Nog and Eggnog.

During this time of the year I'm not only a coffee junkie, but I kind of turn into an eggnog-in-my -coffee-fanatic as well. Anybody else?

Part 2: Crafting the Eg(g)straordinary Eggnog Coffee


  • 1 cup of freshly brewed coffee (your favorite blend)
  • 1/4 cup of eggnog or egg nog (take your pick!)
  • 2 tablespoons of heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar (adjust to your sweetness preference)
  • A pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Whipped cream (optional, but highly recommended)
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish


  1. Brew Your Coffee:
    Start with a strong, freshly brewed cup of your favorite coffee. This is the canvas for our holiday masterpiece!
  2. Warm the Eggnog:
    In a small saucepan, gently warm the eggnog or egg nog (see, you can use either!) over low heat. You don’t want to boil it, just make it warm and cozy like a holiday sweater.
  3. Add Sugar and Cream:
    Stir in the sugar and heavy cream. Adjust the sweetness to your liking. Some like it sweet, and some like it a tad less so.
  4. Whisk It All:
    Whisk everything together until it’s well blended and velvety.
  5. Pour the Magic:
    Pour this delightful mixture into your waiting coffee cup. It should be a warm, inviting hue.
  6. Top It Off:
    If you’re feeling extra festive, add a dollop of whipped cream. It’s the holidays, after all!
  7. Sprinkle Nutmeg & Garnish:
    A sprinkle of ground nutmeg on top is like a dusting of holiday cheer. Garnish with a cinnamon stick for that final touch of elegance.
  8. Sip & Savor:
    Now comes the best part—sip your Eg(g)straordinary Eggnog Coffee and let the holiday spirit envelop you. The creamy, spiced goodness is like a warm hug for your taste buds.
During this time of the year I'm not only a coffee junkie, but I kind of turn into an eggnog-in-my -coffee-fanatic as well. Anybody else?

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Part 3: The Eg(g)straordinary Conclusion

Whether you choose “Eggnog” or “Egg Nog,” one thing’s for sure—this holiday beverage is a beloved tradition that adds a touch of magic to the season. We’ve embraced both spellings in our Eg(g)straordinary Eggnog Coffee recipe to ensure that no matter which side you’re on, your cup runneth over with festive delight.

So, whip up a batch, put on your favorite holiday tunes, and let the joy of the season flow, one delicious sip at a time. Cheers to the holidays, and may your days be merry and your coffee be creamy! 🎄✨

Merry Coffee-mas 😉

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Discover the ultimate Eg(g)straordinary Eggnog Coffee recipe, embracing the holiday cheer with both 'Egg Nog' and 'Eggnog.' This creamy blend of coffee and holiday tradition will delight your taste buds. Whip up a cup and let the festivities begin!

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