Rich Eggnog Recipe

This incredibly rich drink will impress company and delight the host. Eggnog is a truly social drink and serving this recipe will let guests know that you are sharing the very best. This is a recipe where you should not stint, every ounce of quality counts.

6 Large eggs
3/4 c Sugar
1 1/2 c Brandy
1/2 c Rum
4 c Milk
4 c Cream
1/2 c Icing sugar
Nutmeg to sprinkle

Separate the yolks from the whites of the eggs. Beat the yolks slowly while simultaneously adding the sugar; do this until the mixture is pale and golden. Now slowly add in the brandy and rum, then beat in the milk and half the cream.

Set aside until just before serving, then whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold them into the eggnog mixture. Whip the remaining cream and icing sugar until thick. Top each glass of eggnog with whipped cream and a shake of nutmeg. This yields eight servings.

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Interesting Fact:

One of the few riots in the history of West Point was caused by Eggnog!


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One of the defining spices in eggnog is nutmeg.