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Christmas Creamy Eggnog

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"This rich and creamy drink was especially designed for cold Christmas nights. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 5 servings (2 quarts)

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until they are thickened and light. Gradually stir in condensed milk, sugar, vanilla and milk. Beat the egg whites until stiff, then add them to the milk mixture. Stir rum into the mixture (to taste). Garnish with nutmeg.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

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This is a great recipe but if you are scared of the bacteria here is a simple solution. I did my research and found that the bacteria lives more in the yolk and is not as likely to live in the ...

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Not nearly as thick as it should be. I grew up drinking egg nog that was so thick and fluffy - yet creamy (mmm!) - that you really don't "drink" it. The difference is that you don't put milk in ...

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This is a great recipe but if you are scared of the bacteria here is a simple solution. I did my research and found that the bacteria lives more in the yolk and is not as likely to live in the ...

Not nearly as thick as it should be. I grew up drinking egg nog that was so thick and fluffy - yet creamy (mmm!) - that you really don't "drink" it. The difference is that you don't put milk in ...

Wow - I had to make egg nog from scratch this year since I was overseas for Christmas. But this recipe was perfect! Everyone loved it and I'll definitely be making it again. I added a little ...

This is the best eggnog I ever tasted! It is great with or without alcohol. I also added a bit more sugar and rum. I think it is the sweetened condensed milk that makes this so good. I have trie...

This eggnog is pretty good. I'm still searching for the perfect eggnog but this is a good start. Here are some tips: - Use pasteurized-in-shell eggs. You can buy them by the dozen. They're ...

quick, easy, and tasty! i added about 2 additional tablespoons of sugar and a bit more vanilla, and i used 1% milk to keep it light and it worked very well. everyone loved it!

This was excellent! I made it the night before my morning cookie exchange and had the rum available on the side. Best not to make it too far ahead, though, as it "settles." Still tasted good,...

This recipe is simple and does provide a good egg nog. It is sweet and if rum extract is used I can see it easily appealing to all ages as it more like a dessert. But for what I was looking fo...

This eggnog is tasty but it lacks the thickness usually associated with the beverage.