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Homemade Eggnog Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Arden Lucas
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 quarts milk, divided
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups heavy whipping cream
Additional nutmeg, optional

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

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 - 1/2 quarts
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes

 

 

 

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