Last updated 6/12/2012 1:01:59 AM. Recipe ID 25383. Report a problem with this recipe.
Categories: Beverages, Holiday
Yield: 9 Servings
3 Eggs; slightly beaten
1/2 c Sugar
1/4 ts Salt
3 c Milk
1 c Half-and-half
1/2 ts Vanilla
1 1/2 ts Imitation rum flavoring
Nutmeg; as desired
Mix beaten eggs with sugar and salt in the top of a double boiler.
Add milk and half-and-half. Cook over boiling water, stirring
constantly, just until mixture coats spoon, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Cool. Add vanilla and rum flavoring. Chill.
Immediately before serving, strain eggnog. Beat with a rotary beater
until frothy. Pour into chilled cups. Sprinkle each serving with
nutmeg, as desired.
NOTE: For this recipe, use only clean eggs, with no cracks in shells.
[Additional note from Karen: Don't serve this to ANYONE with a
compromised or underdeveloped immune system! This would include
children, the elderly, the infirm, and anyone else who can't afford
to risk salmonella poisoning. If in doubt, consult your own
Calories per 1/2 cup serving: About 160
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