pea protein eggnog

Pea Protein Vegan Eggnog

Course Drinks
Yields 1 cup
Author Fran Costigan


  • 1 ¼ cups / 295ml cold water
  • ¼ cup /28g pea protein
  • 3 oz /105g dates pitted, soaked until very soft
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg more for sprinkling
  • 1/8 – to ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 3/8 tsp guar gum for the traditional creamy consistency.
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon sunflower oil or other neutral oil Adds smoothness
  • Optional Spirits rum, bourbon, brandy, whiskey to taste


  1. Add everything to a blender container except the oil. Blend, starting on low, then advancing the speed to high, until the liquid is creamy, and no pieces of dates are visible.
Taste and add more spice.
  2. Refrigerate until cold. Shake before serving,
  3. For alcoholic eggnog Add your spirit of choice, to taste, before serving

Recipe Notes

I’m not going to tell you how much of the spirits to add if you are going there. 
I went nuts for rum during my very enjoyable tests.