๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands: Advocaat

This traditional Dutch drink is a lot like eggnog, but slightly thickerโ€”and slightly stronger. Be sure to continue whisking throughout as the mixture will thicken up if you let it sit!

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands: Advocaat

Servings 4 glasses
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour


  • Whisk
  • Small saucepan
  • Mixing bowl


  • 6 Egg yolks
  • ยผ tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Cognac
  • 2 Tbsp Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream optional
  • Cocoa powder optional


  • Put the egg yolks, salt, and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat until thickened.
  • Once thickened, continue beating while slowly pouring in Cognac and cream.
  • Pour into saucepan over low heat. Continue beating for 5-10 minutes, until mixture starts to simmer (it should be thick!).
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Place pot onto a trivet and into refrigerator for ~1 hour to let cool.
  • Serve in small glasses; each pour should be 3-5 oz.
  • Top with whipped cream and cocoa powder if desired!


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