Amazing Eggnog

Carole Davis

By
@rodeo1mom

This uses cooked eggs for safety. I made this at Christmas for my son who wanted to buy store bought. He is permanently hooked


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
whole milk
5
whole cloves
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
12
egg yolks
1 1/2 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
light rum
4 c
half & half( if you can find light cream use that instead)
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil
2
In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
3
Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
4
Tip: If you look away while the egg mixture is thickening you can end up cooking the eggs which will make the mixture gritty and you will have to repeated ly strain.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: English


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