Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

A slight variation on the "traditional" eggnog, as both the yolks and whites are cooked. Posted by request.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the egg yolks, sugar, vanilla and milk in a double boiler until thickened and light lemon colored.
  2. Remove from heat and place in an ice bath, stirring until cold.
  3. Add the half and half and heavy cream.
  4. Heat the egg whites, salt and sugar over a pot of boiling water, stirring constantly, until 140°F.
  5. Remove and beat with a whisk or mixer until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold this"meringue" into the egg/cream mixture.
  7. Chill for one hour before serving.
  8. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.
  9. Optional: Add 1/4 cup dark rum and 1/4 cup cream sherry to the eggnog and stir well.