Okay guys, this is the only Christmas drink I'll have! It's so heavenly

Eggnog Martini is a festive cocktail that combines the rich, creamy flavors of traditional eggnog with the strong, clear kick of a martini. Eggnog itself is a holiday staple, with roots tracing back to medieval Britain where a hot, milky, ale-like drink was popular. Over time, it evolved into the eggnog we know today, particularly in America, where it became associated with the Christmas season. By infusing this comforting holiday beverage with the elegance of a martini, the Eggnog Martini becomes a delightful and sophisticated drink, perfect for toasting during the winter festivities.
Serving an Eggnog Martini brings a touch of class to any holiday gathering or party. It's usually presented in a chilled martini glass and can be garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg or a cinnamon stick to enhance its visual appeal and aroma. As for pairings, this rich drink tends to stand well on its own, but if you're looking for a perfect accompaniment, consider heartier holiday appetizers like stuffed mushrooms or mini savory tartlets. Alternatively, serve it after dinner as a dessert cocktail alongside simple sweets like shortbread cookies or dark chocolate truffles to complement its creamy texture and warm spice notes.
Eggnog Martini
- 2 ounces of eggnog
- 1 1/2 ounces of vodka
- 1/2 ounce of amaretto or other almond-flavored liqueur
- A sprinkle of grated nutmeg, for garnish
- Ice, as needed