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How to make egg nog in the instant pot #simplepartyfood

SIMPLE Instant Pot Egg Nog

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes


  • 3 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1/32/3 Cup sugar (depending on taste)
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy cream
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Star anise



  1. Place the trivet into the Instant Pot and fill with 4 cups of water. Place a baking pan inside and set the Instant Pot to the Sautee setting.
  2. While the water is heating, whisk the eggs and sugar together. Whisk WELL.
  3. Add the milk, heavy cream and vanilla until incorporated.
  4. Pour the into the baking pan and add the cinnamon sticks and star anise.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly for 8 minutes or until the eggnog has thickened.
  6. Immediately submerge the pot into an ice bath and continue to whisk until the eggnog has cooled and thickened, about a minute.
  7. Chill for a few hours until ready to serve.
  8. Add a little bourbon or whiskey to a glass if desired and fill with ice cold eggnog.
  9. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg.


To pasteurize the egg nog, use a candy thermometer and be sure the eggnog reaches 160 degrees.


  • Serving Size: 1

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