My grandpa's old fashioned egg nog

My Grandpa's Old Fashioned Egg Nog Recipe

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Genevieve Caruso


My grandpa made this, then my mom took over when he passed, and now I carry the torch. I have had many people tell me they don't like egg nog....until they taste grandpa's. I have had to double and triple the recipe each year so that I could have left overs lol; enjoy!


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35 Min


  • 12 large
    eggs, separated
  • 2 c
    superfine sugar
  • 1 pt
  • 1 c
    white rum
  • 3 pt
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream
  • 5 dash(es)
    fresh ground nutmeg

How to Make My grandpa's old fashioned egg nog


  1. Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until thick. Slowly stir in the brandy, rum, milk and cream. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled and pour into a punch bowl. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold gently into the eggnog. Grate a little nutmeg on top and serve in 4-ounce punch glasses

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About My grandpa's old fashioned egg nog

Course/Dish: Cocktails

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