Homemade Eggnog

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

I found this on Taste of Home web site. I haven't made it yet, but I will closer to the holidays. This got a 5 star rating and the people who rated it said they would make it again. Some already had been making it for years. I think this will be a worthy addition to the holiday recipes.


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Serves:

14

Prep:

50 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12
eggs
1 1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2 qt
whole milk, divided
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
ground nutmeg
2 c
heavy whipping cream
additional nutmeg, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a heavy 4-qt. saucepan, whisk together eggs, sugar and salt. Gradually add 1 qt. of milk. Cook and stir over low heat until a thermometer reads 160°-170°, about 30-35 minutes.
2
Pour into a large heat proof bowl; stir in the vanilla, nutmeg and remaining milk. Place bowl in an ice-water bath, stirring frequently until mixture is cool. If mixture separates, process in a blender until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
3
When ready to serve, beat cream in a large bowl on high until soft peaks form; whisk gently into cooled milk mixture. Pour into a chilled 5-qt. punch bowl. Sprinkle with nutmeg if desired.
4
Eggnog may be stored, covered, in the refrigerator for several days. Whisk before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #eggs, #sugar, #milk, #heavycream


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