Easy Eggnog Panna Cotta

egg nog panna cotta
Photo: Bryan Gardner
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins

Eggnog, an American Christmas classic, meets the traditional Italian sweetened cream dessert of panna cotta in this simplified holiday recipe.


  • ¼ -ounce gelatin (from 1 packet)

  • ¼ cup cold milk

  • 2 ¾ cups Eggnog, cold

  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for serving


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand to soften. Heat 3/4 cup eggnog until scalding. Stir in gelatin mixture, then remaining 2 cups eggnog. Divide among six 6-ounce ramekins. Chill in refrigerator until set. Dip bottoms of ramekins in hot water 15 seconds. Run a knife around sides to unmold. Serve, sprinkled with nutmeg.

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