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Egg Nog

Yield Makes 8 cups
Welcome holiday guests with a cup of rich homemade egg nog laced with  both brandy and rum and garnished with whipped cream and nutmeg. 

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • Garnishes: whipped cream, grated fresh nutmeg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together egg and sugar in a large saucepan; gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 18 to 20 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat; stir in brandy, rum, and vanilla. Cover and chill 8 hours.

  2. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into chilled egg mixture. Garnish, if desired.