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Holiday Eggnog Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenessa Leith
Added: Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
4 cups milk, divided
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup heavy whipping cream
Additional whipped cream and ground nutmeg, optional

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large heavy saucepan, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and salt. Gradually add 2 cups milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until a thermometer reads 160 degrees, about 25 minutes.


2. Pour into a large bowl; stir in the vanilla, nutmeg, and remaining milk. Place the bowl in an icewater bath; stir frequently until mixture is cool. If mixture separates, process in a blender until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.


3. When ready to serve, in a small mixing bowl, beat cream on high speed until soft peaks form; whisk gently into cooled mixture. Pour into a chilled punch bowl. If desired, top with dollops of whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 cups

 

 

 

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