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CHRISTMAS EGGNOG Recipe

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This recipe for CHRISTMAS 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

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 egg yolks
5 cloves, whole
4 cups milk
4 cups cream
3 cups light rum
1+ cups sugar
2+ teaspoons vanilla essence
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
teaspoon nutmeg, ground

Directions:
Directions:
In a saucepan over low heat, blend the milk, cinnamon, cloves and half a teaspoon of the vanilla essence.
Keep stirring while mixture heats, and remove from heat just before boiling point.
In a bowl, mix together the sugar with all those egg yolks.
Make sure you whisk them well so that they're light and fluffy.
Gently and a little at a time, pour in the milk mixture while continuing to whisk.
Transfer mixture back into your saucepan over a medium heat while continuing to stir.
Keep stirring until your eggnog mixture starts to resemble custard.
Never let the mixture to reach boiling point!!
Pour and strain the mixture into a jug, making sure to remove the cloves.
Stand jug in the fridge for an hour or two.
Gently stir in the cream, light rum, remaining vanilla and ground nutmeg.
Put back into the fridge overnight.
Serve in cups with a little extra ground nutmeg, cinnamon or baking cocoa sprinkled lightly on top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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