HOMEMADE HOLIDAY EGGNOG

READY IN: 12mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, add egg yolks and sugar; whisk until light in color and creamy (this help from curdling).
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add cream, milk, cinnamon stick and salt; stir until mixture just starts simmering. Slowly temper the egg mixture by whisking hot cream mixture a little at a time. When half the hot liquid is combined with egg mixture, transfer it to the saucepan. Whisk continuously for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add vanilla; stir to combine. Strain mixture using a fine sieve placed over a bowl or measuring cup; discard what are in the sieve. Pour eggnog into a container or a pitcher and cover with cling film. Transfer to the refrigerator until cold.
  • When ready to serve, stir the eggnog, add ice cubes in tall glasses, pour rum if desired and sprinkle with nutmeg. Yield 4 cups.
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