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Milk Punch

Spiced milk with whiskey and a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. It's your boozy alternative to hot chocolate this holiday season. Grab a cup and drink up!
Yield: makes four 1/2 cup servings
Author: Maryanne Cabrera


per serving:

  • 1/4 cup spiced milk
  • 1 1/2 oz bourbon or whiskey of hoice
  • sweetened whipped cream

Spiced Milk:

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 Tablespoon light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 12 cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

Sweetened Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar


  • Warm up spiced milk.  Combine spiced milk and bourbon.  Top with whipped cream.  Garnish with additional grated nutmeg.  Serve warm.

Spiced Milk:

  • In medium sauce pot, combine milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.  Bring to a boil.  Remove from heat.  Cover with lid and allow spices to steep for 20 minutes.  Strain spices.

Sweetened Whipped Cream:

  • Using a whisk or a handheld mixer, whip chilled cream and powdered sugar to medium peaks.  Keep covered and chill in the fridge until ready to use.