My Family's Christmas Eve Egg Nog Recipe

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My family's Christmas Eve Egg Nog

Linda Edwards

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@l4lsu

THis rich delicious egg nog has been a tradition for our extended family's Christmas Eve gathering for the past forty years.
(At least one of the grand-children request this every year.)I hope you and your family will also enjoy this seasonal treat.
Note: Originally published in Junior League of Baton Rouge's River Road Recipes 1972ed.,I eliminated the alcohol so that it is user friendly for the entire family.


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Serves:

25 (may be easily halved)

Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 dozen large
eggs, separated
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
confectioners' sugar
1 qt
homogenized milk
1 qt
vanilla ice cream
1 pt
whipping cream, whipped with 1/3 conf. sugar
1 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Separate yolks from whites of eggs. Beat egg yolks until fluffy and light in color. Add slowly 1 cup sugar while beating mixture constantly.
2
While still beating mixture add the milk and the softened ice cream.
3
Whip cream until it forms soft peaks.(Be sure to have whipping cream cold) Add 1/3 cup powdered sugar to whipped cream. Set aside.
4
Beat whites of six (6) eggs until stiff peaks form and add 1/2 cup granulated sugar.(egg whites should be room temperature to for better volume) Sprinkle with nutmeg.
5
Gently fold whipped cream into eggnog mixture and top with dollops of egg whites.

Enjoy!

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