Eierlikor Recipe
Tasty and Potent German Eggnog

Don't let this Eierlikor recipe fool you. German Eierlikor shares only the faintest of similarities with store bought American eggnog. Firstly, this is not a drink for children!! Eggnog in the US is a sweet and creamy holiday treat that can be found in the dairy aisle of nearly every grocery store between mid November and early January. Store-bought German Eierlikor is found in the liquor aisle, as it is a potent alcoholic beverage. Please do not get the two of them confused around the kids. :)

That being said, this Eierlikor makes a wonderful adult holiday beverage that is simple to prepare and very festive and impressive when garnished with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It can be served straight, on ice, or heated up as a warm punch. It can be used as a topping or sauce for ice cream, cakes, pastries, or Palatschinken.
Bottled nicely, it also make a great hostess gift for those holiday gatherings.

*Feel free to substitute vanilla extract for the vanilla bean, although the seed from the bean gives the Eierlikor a nice traditional home made look.


10 Egg Yolks (Raw)

1 Vanilla Bean

1 cup Powdered Sugar

1 Bottle of Vodka


Strain Yolks through a fine Sieve
Add Sugar and contents of Vanilla Bean to Yolks
Mix until creamy
Slowly mix in Vodka
Pour Eierlikor into a Carafe
Refrigerate and allow to settle

Once foam has settled (several hours)it is ready to serve.
Store covered and and chilled for up to several weeks.

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