Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog
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  • Difficulty: easy

Eggnog can be stored covered in refrigerator for several days, whisk before serving.
Sprinkle with additional nutmeg if desired.



  1. In a heavy saucepan, whisk together eggs, sugar and salt. Gradually add 1 quart milk.
  2. Cook and stir over low heat until a thermometer reads 160-170 about 30-35 minutes.
  3. Pour into a large heat proof bowl; stir in vanilla, nutmeg and remaining milk.
  4. Place the bowl in an ice water bath stirring frequently until mixture is cool. If the mixture separates, process in a blender until smooth.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  6. When ready to serve, beat the cream in a mixing bowl on high until soft peaks form; whisk gently into the cooled milk mixture.
  7. Pour into a chilled punch bowl.

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