4 cwhole milk
1/2 tsppure vanilla extract
1 tspground cinnamon
1 1/2 csugar
2 1/2 clight rum
4 chalf & half( if you can find light cream use that instead)
2 tsppure vanilla extract
1/2 tspground nutmeg
How to Make Amazing Eggnog
- Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil
- In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
- Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
- Tip: If you look away while the egg mixture is thickening you can end up cooking the eggs which will make the mixture gritty and you will have to repeated ly strain.