Kentucky Eggnog Spike

Kentucky Eggnog Spike Recipe

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Dawn Lindhorst

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
6 with eggnog
Prep:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Kentucky Eggnog Spike

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.

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About Kentucky Eggnog Spike

Course/Dish: Other Drinks


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