This spoonable eggnog is great for the holidays and feels more like a dessert than a drink. You can substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons rum flavoring for the rum, if desired. Serve in cups with spoons and garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat egg whites in a glass or metal bowl until stiff peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites will form sharp peaks.

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  • Whip cream in a chilled glass or metal bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

  • Beat sugar, egg yolks, and salt together in a bowl until very thick and lemon-colored; stir in rum.

  • Fold egg yolk mixture into whipped cream; fold egg whites into whipped cream mixture. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 4 hours.

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

214 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 9.6g; fat 16.3g; cholesterol 116.3mg; sodium 62.7mg. Full Nutrition
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