Eggnog Muffins For Christmas Breakfast

Eggnog Muffins For Christmas Breakfast

This time of year eggnog starts appearing on the shelves in the dairy case at the store. For those that do not like eggnog you are going to love these Eggnog Muffins after just one bite.

Eggnog is a classic Christmas drink that’s made of milk, eggs, cream, sugar and nutmeg.

Baking with eggnog produces baked goods with a delicious flavor, that everyone will love. These yummy eggnog muffins contain just a few simple ingredients that can be found easily in your grocery store. 

Holiday mornings at our house are always busy. So bake these muffins a day early and enjoy your family more on Christmas day.


  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Ground Cinnamon & Nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Eggnog 
  • Large Egg
  • Butter
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Vegetable Oil

If you want a plain muffin instead of eggnog (or you don’t have enough eggnog), you can substitute whole milk instead.

Cool before storing Eggnog Muffins in an airtight container so moisture doesn’t collect. Refrigerate Eggnog Muffins for up to 1 week, and warm before serving.

What are the holidays without having eggnog. It is a true holiday tradition for many. If you’ve never had eggnog muffins before — you’re in for a treat with this recipe!!

Make your Christmas morning sweeter this year by baking up a batch of these yummy muffins! Your family is going to love these.

Go grab your holiday apron and lets get cooking….

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Christmas
Cuisine American


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tbsps softened butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup eggnog


  • 3 cups  confectioners sugar
  • 3 tbsps  eggnog
  • cinnamon for sprinkling


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line muffin pans with cupcake liners or lightly coat with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In the bowl using a hand mixer, beat together the granulated sugar, brown sugar and butter until fluffy. Add in eggs 1 at a time. Add in vegetable oil and beat until incorporated. Add vanilla and mix.
  • Gradually add in dry ingredients and eggnog. Blend until mixed. Pour batter into prepared muffin pans.
    Bake for 15-18 minutes until done in center. Remove from oven and place muffins on a wire rack to cool.


  • In a small bowl, whisk together confectioners sugar and eggnog. Dip the top of each muffin into the glaze.
    Sprinkle with cinnamon and drizzle on additional glaze.
  • Merry Christmas!
Keyword christmas breakfast treat, eggnog muffins