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AMAZINGLY GOOD EGGNOG Recipe

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This recipe for AMAZINGLY GOOD 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:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 cups milk
12-1/2 whole cloves
1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
30 egg yolks
3-3/4 cups sugar
6-1/4 cups light rum
10 cups light cream
1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil.
In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 CUPS

 

 

 

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