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INDULGENT EGGNOG Recipe

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This recipe for INDULGENT EGGNOG, by , is from "It's All Good" The Carter Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Carter
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs
2 + cups heavy whipping cream
2 cups whole milk
1 cup caster sugar
cup brandy
cup dark rum
teaspoon vanilla extract
teaspoon nutmeg, ground or grated (fresh is best

Directions:
Directions:
Begin with pre-chilled ingredients for the greatest end result.
In a medium bowl, beat the eggs together hard until they're very frothy.
Add sugar and continue beating.
Sprinkle in nutmeg and vanilla.
Continue beating.
A little at a time, add in the whipping cream, continuing to beat.
Again, only a little at a time, beat in the milk.
Finally, beat in the rum and brandy.
Give your arms a break from all that beating by putting the eggnog in the fridge to chill for 1 2 hours.
Serve cold.

 

 

 

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