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Thursday, October 15, 2009


Hello everyone! Today's recipe is an old fashioned Eggnog. We serve this to company during the holiday's. Home made is always better than store bought. Well enjoy!


Servings: 10

Note: This is custard based Serves 10, 4 oz. each. If you add the Rum you get about 2 more servings.

4 Cup milk
1/8 Tsp. cloves, Or Less
1/4 Tsp. cinnamon
1 Tsp. vanilla
12 egg yolks
1 1/2 Cups sugar
4 Cups light cream
¼ Tsp. ground nutmeg
2 Tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 Cups light rum, Optional
12 egg whites
¼ Cup Sugar

Combine milk, cloves, cinnamon and the 1 tsp. of vanilla in a large saucepan. Heat on low for five minutes. Slowly bring to a boil. In a large bowl, Whisk egg yolks and sugar together until fluffy. Slowly whisk the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks, a little at a time. Pour back into the saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for about 3 minutes, or until thick. Be careful not to let it boil. Strain into a large pitcher, cover and let cool for about an hour. Stir in cream, nutmeg, and 2 tsp. of vanilla. Stir in rum, if desired. Beat egg whites until stiff and slowly add the 1/4 c sugar. Gently fold into the egg nog. Refrigerate overnight. Serve and enjoy!
Light Rum is not included in nutrition value:
Per Serving: 362 Cal (64% from Fat, 20% from Protein, 16% from Carb); 18 g Protein; 25 g Tot Fat; 13 g Sat Fat; 8 g Mono Fat; 2 g Poly Fat; 14 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 13 g Sugar; 256 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 269 mg Sodium; 314 mg Cholesterol.

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