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Aunt Dear's Egg Nog Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Watson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 qt. milk
1 qt. heavy whipping cream
1 qt. whiskey
1 box 10x sugar
1 dozen eggs
1 jiggers apple brandy

Directions:
Directions:
Separate a dozen eggs into yolks and whites.
Beat the yolks until fluffy.
While still mixing egg yolks, slowly add 1 qt. whiskey using turkey baster (adding whiskey too fast will make scrambled eggs).
Add 1 box of 10x sugar to mixture.
Empty mixture into large container such as a crock.
In a clean mixing bowl, beat 1 qt. whipping cream until stiff.
Add the whipping cream to the large container and mix with a whisk.
Add 1 qt. milk to the large container and whisk.
In a clean mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff.
Add the beaten egg whites to the large container and mix with a whisk.
Add 1 jiggers of apple brandy and whisk.
Pour mixture into containers to refrigerate.
Lick up what's left in the large container and go to bed.
Serve with fresh grated nutmeg if you desire.

Yields approximately 1 gallons

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Aunt Dear's recipe that to this day we enjoy making as a family at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

 

 

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