Tom & Jerry Batter

Tom & Jerry Batter Recipe

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This is a family favorite. We have this every Christmas! It is rich and creamy, and very delicious. There is a rum/brandy mix called Gaetano that we always use.


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30 Min
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  • 12
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 lb
    butter, room temp
  • 3 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Tom & Jerry Batter


  1. In a medium bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Beat in salt.
  2. In a second bowl beat yolks until light in color.
  3. In a third bowl cream together butter and sugar. Add in yolks, vanilla, and nutmeg. Beat well.
  4. Fold egg whites into butter mixture. Refrigerate in covered container.
  5. To serve: Heat mugs of milk, stir in one heaping tablespoon of batter, add 1/2 ounce each of brandy and rum, or 1 oz of whiskey (if desired), top with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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About Tom & Jerry Batter

Course/Dish: Other Desserts, Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtag: #Christmas

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