Eierlikör – Egg Liqueur

Egg Liqueur

Eierlikör, or Advocaat if you prefer, is a famous, festive European egg liqueur. It was brought to Europe by the Dutch from South America and was originally made with avocados. They were replaced with eggs while trying to replicate the taste. Here is a version from a vintage Burda magazine that is made in my family for years.

Egg Liqueur

150 ml dark rum
150 ml heavy cream (35% milk fat)
250 g powdered sugar
5 egg yolks
juice of a quarter of a lemon

Place all the ingredients in a blender and mix until combined. Keep in the fridge.

Makes a little more than 500 ml.
This recipe was published in Meze magazine, December 2013 issue.

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  • Gaga December 28, 2008 6:11 pm

    jer ovo liker od jaja? ja nabadam sad… napamet :))))

  • Colin Woon December 28, 2008 6:58 pm

    Seem like an interesting drink! Nice shots!

  • Rosa’s Yummy Yums December 28, 2008 11:52 pm

    Delicious! Nice pictures and bottle!Best wishes for the New Year!Cheers,Rosa

  • SweetSensation December 29, 2008 12:19 am

    ja ga baš i ne volim, ali moram priznati da sjajno izgleda…ova boca je baš krasna :))

  • Yasmeen December 29, 2008 6:37 am

    what lovely glass ware and sounds like a delicious drink.Happy new year:)

  • MeetaK December 29, 2008 1:53 pm

    I love eierlikör. Both Tom and me sneak a shot on our ice-creams hehehe!I’ve always wanted to try this at home. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Wandering Chopsticks January 2, 2009 11:12 pm

    The bottle looks so festive. My imagination conjures up a woman in formal gown, with her hip jutting to the side, wearing a big fir muffler. :)

  • Judit December 25, 2009 4:28 pm

    Merry Christmas! Thank you for the divine Eierlikor recipe. Now have to find a lovely bottle

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