Kentucky Eggnog Spike Recipe

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Kentucky Eggnog Spike

Dawn Lindhorst

By
@delindho

I got this recipe years ago from Gourmet Magazine. I make it for Christmas presents and put it in little glass bottles with Christmas oraments tied to them. Even eggnog haters have been converted after drinking eggnog with this spike.


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Serves:

6 with eggnog

Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
bourbon
1 c
dark rum
1 c
brandy
1
vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
1
whole nutmeg
2
large cinnamon sticks
7
whole cloves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour bourbon,rum and brandy into 1-quart botttle.
2
Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into bourbon mixture; add pod to bottle.
3
Using mortar and pestle or bottom of heavy skillet, crack whole nutmeg into 4 or 5 pieces.
4
Add nutmeg pieces, cinnamon sticks and cloves to mixture.
5
Cork bottle tightly. Let stand in cool,dark place for 1 week. Can be prepared 3 months in advance.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks


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