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Tom and Jerrys

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This was my grandfather's recipe that we pull out every year at Christmas gatherings. He served it without the cloves, cinnamon, and allspice, but we like the added spices. It'll warm you up."
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1 h 15 m servings 257
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Beat egg yolks and 2/3 of the confectioners' sugar together in a bowl until smooth; add vanilla extract, cinnamon, cloves, salt, allspice, and baking soda and beat until smooth.
  2. Beat egg whites in a bowl using an electric mixer until frothy; add the remaining confectioners' sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold egg white mixture into egg yolk mixture. Refrigerate or freeze mixture until chilled, at least 1 hour.
  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons mixture into each mug; top each with 1 shot brandy and 1 shot rum. Fill the rest of each mug with boiling water; stir and top with nutmeg.


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 257 calories; 2.7 23 2.7 123 98 Full nutrition

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Beautifully tasting delicacy! Best ever Tom & Jerry batter I have ever found! Tastes like what was made at Kessler’s grocery in Aberdeen, SD in the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s. Thanks for posting this rec...