How To Make Delicious Christmas Eggnog

December 21, 2016


•    950ml milk
•    5 whole cloves
•    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
•    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•    12 egg yolks
•    190g cups sugar
•    590ml light rum
•    950ml light cream
•    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
•    1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring to a boil.

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 leave it to cool for an hour.

Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg.

Refrigerate overnight before serving.

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