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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Ready In

    15 m
Recipe by  LOOOBEEE

“This family tradition involved even the kids at New Year's Eve. They got to help make it even if they didn't get to drink it. The beauty of this recipe is that every ingredient is one measure, which makes it easy to remember. Everybody from the great-grandparents to fraternity brothers have loved this one. I prefer Bourbon, but any whiskey, rum, brandy could be substituted. (If you use vodka, please don't tell me!) The old folks claimed the original recipe called for a Quart of Whiskey, but a pint is perfect.”

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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  1. In a large bowl, blend the milk, cream, egg yolks, vanilla and whiskey using a hand mixer until smooth and creamy. In a separate bowl, whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually sprinkle in the sugar while continuing to whip until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture, and pour into a punch bowl or large pitcher. Serve in mugs or cups garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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This was fast even with my adjustments it only took 10 minutes! I have young kids so I changed the directions just a little....I cooked the milk, eggs, and vanilla until boiling and then removed from heat immediately and added the cream. Next, I whipped up the egg whites and folded in the sugar and nutmeg. I added the milk mixture to the egg whites and slowly stirred. I omitted the whiskey and we loved it!



easy to make and easy to drink! your family and friends will love it!



It tasted awesome! We all loved it! =) We left out the whiskey though.

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Amount Per Serving (10 total)

  • Calories
  • 493 cal
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs
  • 27.1 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 11.7 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 319 mg
  • 106%
  • Sodium
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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