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southern egg nog, sugah!!

a recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

Holidays are coming, it's time to lift a toast. This is an authentic egg nog recipe from my Southern Cookbook published in 1968.

serves yields 1 gallon
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For southern egg nog, sugah!!

  • 12 lg
    eggs (whites and yolks seprated)
  • 12 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 12 Tbsp
    good southern mash whiskey
  • 12 Tbsp
    jamaican dark rum
  • 3 c
    whipping or heavy cream
  • vanilla ice cream

How To Make southern egg nog, sugah!!

  • 1
    PREPARATION: Chill egg whites in large mixing bowl. When chilled, whip on high setting of electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside In another bowl, whip chilled cream unil stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • 2
    In still another mixing bowl, whisk or beat egg yolks until light and frothy (this takes time, do not underbeat) Add sugar gradually to yolks and continue beating until mixture is light. Add whiskey and rum to egg mixture very, very slowly continually beating all the time
  • 3
    Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites, and lastly fold in the whipped cream into the egg mixture.
  • 4
    To serve, place a ball of ice cream in each serving cup or glass and ladle egg nog mixture over it.
  • 5

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