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Eggnog Martini

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A flavorful and festive eggnog martini with RumChata and Frangelico. Decorate the martini glass with nutmeg and cinnamon for a holiday treat!

If you’re anything like us, then chances are you have some eggnog on-hand.

Now, we’ve already shared eggnog pie, eggnog fudge, and eggnog French toast.

But, did you know that you can make an amazing eggnog martini with RumChata and Frangelico?

Two eggnog martinis in decorated martini glasses.
Nothing says. “welcome to the party,” like a martini!

Until recently, I had never heard of such a thing. Well, at least not with both RumChata and Frangelico.

All it took was one sip to know we had to share this festive recipe with you.

Kim and I hope you enjoy this drink (responsibly) as much as we do.

An angled view of two finished holiday martinis.
We used cinnamon, brown sugar, and maple syrup to rim the glasses.

How to make a Frangelico eggnog martini with RumChata?

First, pour 2-ounces of non-alcoholic eggnog into a cocktail shaker. Next, pour 1-ounce of Frangelico into the shaker.

Eggnog being poured into a cocktail shaker.
Be sure to use non-alcoholic eggnog for this recipe!

Then, pour 1-ounce of RumChata into the shaker. Seal it and gently shake the martini.

Last, pour the cocktail into a martini glass and serve cold!

That’s it, your eggnog martini is done! Kim and I hope you enjoy it and wish you all the best 🙂

RumChata added to the cocktail shaker.
Chill the ingredients beforehand to avoid using ice in the shaker.

Decorating the glass is optional, but I did provide detailed instructions below.

How to decorate the rim of the glass?

First, pour 1-tablespoon of maple syrup onto a small plate.

Next, combine ground cinnamon and brown sugar on a separate small plate.

A martini glass rim being dipped into maple syrup.
The syrup keeps the cinnamon and brown sugar in place.

Then, dip the rim of the martini glass into the syrup. Last, dip the rim into the cinnamon and brown sugar mixture.

The glass is done and ready for the eggnog martini.

The sticky rim being dipped into cinnamon and brown sugar.
If you don’t care for cinnamon, then omit it.

Recipe Tips and FAQ’s:

  • This recipe makes a 4-ounce martini. So, if you’re using an 8-ounce glass, then double the recipe.
  • Rimming the glass in ground cinnamon and brown sugar is optional. With that being said, if you choose to do so, then rim the glass before starting the cocktail.
  • I don’t recommend adding ice to the cocktail shaker or martini glass. It will water down the drink. Chilling the eggnog, RumChata, and Frangelico before getting started is the best way to serve this martini.
  • Use non-alcoholic eggnog. Otherwise, there will be way too much liquor in the drink and it will ruin the flavor.

What alcohol goes with eggnog?

Bourbon (whiskey), rum, and vodka are great options for eggnog. Personally, I prefer bourbon because it adds a warmth to the drink.

Are you supposed to refrigerate RumChata?

According to the manufacturer’s website, you don’t have to refrigerate the product.

How long does RumChata last?

When stored at room temperature, RumChata will last for up to 6-months. This information was found on the manufacturer’s website.

Two finished martinis served in short glasses.
For an 8-ounce martini glass, please double the recipe.

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Two finished martinis served in short glasses.

Eggnog Martini

Yield: 4 Ounces
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A flavorful and festive eggnog martini with RumChata and Frangelico. Decorate the martini glass with nutmeg and cinnamon for a holiday treat!

Ingredients

For the Martini

  • 2 Ounces Eggnog, non-alcoholic
  • 1 Ounce RumChata
  • 1 Ounce Frangelico

For the Rim:

  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup

Garnish:

  • ⅛ Teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick(s)

Instructions

Pour the maple syrup onto a small plate. On a separate small plate, mix the brown sugar and cinnamon.

Dip the rim of a cocktail glass into the maple syrup, then immediately dip it into the cinnamon sugar mixture. Set the glass aside.

Pour the eggnog, RumChata, and Frangelico into a drink shaker. Gently swirl until mixed. Strain into the prepared cocktail glass.

Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and a cinnamon stick. Enjoy cold!

*The amount listed in the recipe is for a 4 ounce drink. Many cocktail glasses including the ones we used in the photos are for an 8 ounce drink. We doubled the amount of the recipe for each glass in the photos.

Notes

The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients in the recipe card and a serving size of 1 (4-ounce) Frangelico eggnog martini. Actual calories will vary. For more information and tips, please refer to the post.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 4 Ounces
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 288Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 1gSugar: 39gProtein: 3g

*The calories are an estimate and are based on the ingredients and serving size listed. The calories can vary depending on the brand of product purchased.

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