Homemade Holiday Eggnog Recipe

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Homemade Holiday Eggnog Recipe
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Homemade Holiday Eggnog Recipe

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"For variations of this favorite holiday beverage, I sometimes stir in vanilla or 1-1/2 cups of strong coffee. Whipped cream is a pretty garnish, so are chocolate curls or cinnamon sticks."
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups milk, divided
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

In a large heavy saucepan, combine the eggs, sugar, 1 cup milk and 1 cup cream. Cook and stir over medium heat for about 25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
Pour into a large bowl; stir in nutmeg and the remaining milk and cream. Place bowl in an ice-water bath; stir frequently until mixture is cool. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Yield: 2 quarts.
Originally published as Homemade Eggnog in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p21

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups milk, divided
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the eggs, sugar, 1 cup milk and 1 cup cream. Cook and stir over medium heat for about 25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
  2. Pour into a large bowl; stir in nutmeg and the remaining milk and cream. Place bowl in an ice-water bath; stir frequently until mixture is cool. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Yield: 2 quarts.
Originally published as Homemade Eggnog in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p21

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dkohlmiaer662 User ID: 7013471 173605
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"this is great"

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germanycook User ID: 6411056 136030
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"Really gross - I did everything the recipe said and it looked perfect, but tasted like thick eggs and really wasn't like store-bought eggnog at all. Too bad, cuz it would be fun!!"

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