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The eggnog latte puts some zip into your Christmas cocktail

Let’s talk about eggnog. We love the idea of it — creamy and decadent, spiced like gingerbread. But the reality? Oof, so heavy. Well, NYC’s Monarch Rooftop and Lounge executive mixologist Genese DeBeaux shared with us her antidote for that. It’s her eggnog latte, a… shall we say… more energetic take on the classic.

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Eggnog latte recipe


  • 1 ounce Rumchata
  • 1 ounce eggnog
  • 1 ounce espresso
  • Ice cubes
  • Crushed candy cane or other candies


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine Rumchata, eggnog, espresso and ice. Shake well.
  2. Rim a martini glass with crushed candy and strain the cocktail into it.

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