Make Homemade Eggnog

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Are you looking forward to the holidays? If you're thinking of ways of making eggnog at home for the Christmas season, you've come to the right place for a good eggnog recipe.

Eggnog is a popular drink in the USA and Canada. It is served in the winter time and may be served with spirits although it does not have to be. It is traditionally made with milk, cream and sugar. It is usually served served during Christmas. If you came to learn how to make eggnog, it couldn't be easier.

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Steps

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    To make a homemade eggnog, you will need the following ingredients:
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    10 egg yolks
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    1 1/2 cups of sugar
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    2 tsp
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    of vanilla
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    1 tsp
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    of nutmeg (add some for garnish)
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    pinch of salt
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    2 cups of heavy cream
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    2 1/2 cups of whiskey (optional)
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    4 cups of whole milk
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    1/2 cup of spiced rum (optional)
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    Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the egg yolks until they become slightly lighter in color
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    Gradually add sugar and continue to beat until sugar is completely dissolved.
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    Slowly add the milk, rum, whiskey and cream, and continue to mix until thoroughly blended
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    After that, add vanilla and nutmeg
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    Stir again.
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    Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to serve
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Making an eggnog without eggs

If you have intolerance to eggs, you can simply eliminate it from the ingredients. Instead of using eggs, you can simply use a condensed milk as a substitute in making your favorite eggnog. Adding a whisky to your eggnog is just optional. See the process and the ingredients:

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    Condensed milk
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    1/4 cup (1/3 will do as well) of bourbon
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    A pint of whipping cream
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    Half gallon of fresh milk
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    Grated nutmeg
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Instructions

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    Whisk the condensed milk and bourbon to a medium sized bowl
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    Whisk a cup of milk
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    Pour the whisk milk in a Jar
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    Add the whipped cream to the jar
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    Fill with milk again
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    Close the jar lid and shake
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Leave it for a couple of days in your refrigerator for best results. Same goes with the Eggnog using eggs that the longer you keep in for days the better.

Tips

  • You can use bourbon as an alternative to whiskey.
  • Sprinkle nutmeg on your eggnog before serving if you want.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

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Categories : Beverages, Drinks, Smoothies, & Cocktails

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