Rating: 4.5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 5 star values: 2

Trim the tree and get in the holiday spirit with a cup of homemade Capital Eggnog. No other drink quite epitomizes the holidays like eggnog. Cheers!

David Burnette
Recipe by Southern Living December 2011

Gallery

Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
35 mins
total:
4 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 9 cups
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Cook milk, heavy cream, and 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until steaming (about 150°). Reduce heat to low. Whisk together egg yolks and sugar in a large saucepan until smooth. Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until mixture reaches at least 160° (about 25 minutes). Whisk milk mixture into egg mixture. Cool 30 minutes; transfer to a pitcher. Cover and chill 3 to 24 hours. Pour desired amount of praline or bourbon liqueur into each glass, if desired. Top with eggnog. Sprinkle with freshly ground nutmeg.

    Advertisement

Source

The Capital Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas

Advertisement
Advertisement