Egg Nog

Welcome holiday guests with a cup of rich homemade egg nog laced with both brandy and rum and garnished with whipped cream and nutmeg.

Egg Nog

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  • 6

    large eggs, lightly beaten

  • ¾

    cup sugar

  • 2

    cups milk

  • 1

    cup brandy

  • ¼

    cup rum

  • 1

    tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2

    cups whipping cream

  • Garnishes: whipped cream, grated fresh nutmeg


Stir together egg and sugar in a large saucepan; gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 18 to 20 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat; stir in brandy, rum, and vanilla. Cover and chill 8 hours. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into chilled egg mixture. Garnish, if desired.


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