Eggnog I

Eggnog I


"Sugar and milk are beaten into egg yolks over heat and then chilled before adding rum and whipped cream in this recipe for the traditional holiday beverage."


1 h 20 m servings
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  1. In the top of a double boiler, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar and salt. Add milk and mix well.
  2. Stir frequently and cook over hot water until mixture thickens to coat a metal spoon.
  3. Mix in rum and chill.
  4. Beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into chilled egg mixture, pour into glasses and top with freshly grated nutmeg.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Man all I wanted to do was try eggnog. I really hope this is a bad example of the recipe because i'm certain no self respecting american would even think of drinking this! Sorry, just not nice a...

this tasted good, but not very "eggy", it tasted like sweetend milk with whipped cream and rum. next time i might try adding more eggs.

Followed another reviewer's advice and doubled the egg yolks, and added vanilla. We never put Rum in our eggnog and think it's delicious that way. One thing the recipe doesn't mention is that ...

Just add vanilla and double the yolks - you will enjoy it a lot! We dropped the sugar, but it was too unsweet, so be sure to follow the recipe or use more if you have a sweet tooth :) Merry Ch...

Very good starter recipe. The only changes I had to make was doubling the egg yolks( I agree with other reviewers without this it isn't eggy enough like eggnog should be) . I also added 1 tsp ...

Excellent, cooked eggnog recipe so the kids can enjoy it too!

Just silky smooth, thick and delicious. Not too sweet. I doubled the eggs like Jacobow said on a previous comment. Merry Christmas!

it was good...simple uncomplicated steps..i dont usually make eggnog and was looking for something without totally raw eggs..this fit the bill...ty

I personally don't drink eggnog so I made this for my husband who could drink eggnog poolside in Miami. Anyway, I asked for his feedback and will pass it on to you. He says it's not as thick as ...