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Holiday Eggnog Recipe

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This recipe for Holiday Eggnog, by , is from Grandmother to Grandaughter Cook Book By Erin Marie Jacquot, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edith Marie Dameron, Wolverton
Added: Saturday, December 30, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 LARGE EGGS
1 1/2 CUP SUGAR
1/2 TEASPOON SALT
2 QUARTS MILK
1 CUP BRANDY (OPTIONAL)
1 TABLESPOON VANILLA
2 CUPS WHIPPING CREAM, WHIPPED
GROUND NUTMEG

Directions:
Directions:
ABOUT 4 HOURS BEFORE SERVING OR EARLY IN THE DAY.

IN HEAVY 4 GUART SAUCEPAN, WITH WIRE WHISK, BEAT EGGS, SUGAR, AND SALT UNTIL BLENDED. GRADUALLY STIR IN 1 QUART MILK AND COOK OVER LOW HEAR, STIRRING CONSTANTLY, UNTIL MIXTURE THICKENS, AND COATS THE BACK OF A SPOON WELL, ABOUT 24 MIN.

POUR CUSTARD INTO LARGE BOWL, STIR IN BRANDY, VANILLA, 1 TEASPOON NUTMEG AND REMAINING MILK. COVER AND REFRIGERATE UNTIL WELL CHILLED, ABOUT 3 HOURS.

TO SERVE, FOLD WHIPPED CREAM INTO CUSTARD MIXTURE.

POUR EGGNOG INTO CHILLED 5 QUART PUNCH BOWL AND SPRINKLE WITH GROUND NUTMEG.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 SERVINGS.

 

 

 

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