I’m glad the holidays only roll around once a year because I love eggnog. When we were younger we entertained a lot and I made an eggnog that my husband still talks about and he hasn’t had it in years! To be sure it was boozy. But it was also balanced with heavy cream and the combination made it easy to drink a lot – which too many people did!
This cheesecake is as easy as it gets and is perfect for the holidays. It can be made ahead and frozen completely finished. Just thaw it at least day ahead in the refrigerator.
Nutmeg is a must and adds the defining taste to an Eggnog Cheesecake. So if cheesecake is your thing, this is one to add to your list.
The whipped cream wreath around the Eggnog Cheesecake is reminiscent of the marvelous foam that topped the eggnog.
This is a variation of the Sour Cream Cheesecake so it may look a bit familiar. But as cheesecakes go, this is one of the creamiest and smoothest to be found.