Lisa's Homemade Eggnog

Melissa Williamson


I make eggnog every Christmas. My family and friends loves eggnog. It is so easy to make it. They are so delicious and creamy and tasty.

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14 servings


50 Min


1 1/2 c
1/2 tsp
2 qt
milk, divided
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
ground nutmeg
2 c
heavy whipping cream
additional nutmeg (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

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.
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.
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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy