Rating: 4.5 stars
75 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 53
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 5

When serving, keep the bowl of eggnog resting in a bowl of ice to keep it well chilled!

Recipe Summary

cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 (4 ounce) servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a heavy saucepan, combine eggs, white sugar, and salt; gradually stir in milk. Stirring constantly, cook for 10 to 15 minutes over medium heat, until mixture just coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat, and stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Place saucepan over ice water until custard cools, and then refrigerate until chilled.n

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  • In a chilled bowl, combine heavy cream, confectioners' sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in rum and yellow food coloring. Fold whipped cream mixture into the cooled custard. Pour into serving bowl, and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve immediately.n

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 11.9g; fat 10g; cholesterol 37.5mg; sodium 34.3mg. Full Nutrition
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