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Awesome Eggnog Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Bostwick
Added: Friday, October 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups milk
5 whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
12 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups light rum
4 cups light cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12ish
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Robbie found this recipe online and we haven't met anyone who didn't love it...yet! I use less rum in the recipe and you can even leave it out altogether. This is a huge hit at parties or just for personal consumption (as Robbie likes to drink an entire gallon by himself) =)

 

 

 

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