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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:28:47 AM. Recipe ID 64300. Report a problem with this recipe.
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    * 6 eggs
    * 240ml (1 cup + 1 tablespoon) sugar
    *  teaspoon vanilla extract
    *  teaspoon ground nutmeg
    * 180ml ( cup) brandy
    * 80ml (1/3 cup) dark rum
    * 480ml (2 cups) cups whipping cream
    * 480ml (2 cups) milk

All liquids should be very cold. Refrigerate in advance.


   1. Beat the eggs for 2 or 3 minutes with an electric mixer at medium speed until 
very frothy.
   2. Gradually beat in the sugar, vanilla and nutmeg.
   3. Turn the mixer off and stir in the cold brandy, rum, whipping cream and milk.
   4. Chill.
   5. To serve, sprinkle individual servings with more nutmeg.

Makes about 2-1/2 quarts.

Notes, tips, and variations
    * Separate egg yolks from egg whites.
         1. Beat egg yolks first, allowing them to lighten in color.
         2. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar, vanilla and nutmeg (per step 2 of main 
recipe above).
         3. Turn the mixer off and add liquids (per step 3 of main recipe above).
         4. Beat egg whites separately, adding 1 T sugar when peaks form. Continue 
beating until peaks stiffen.
         5. Whisk egg whites into the main mixture.
         6. Chill and serve (per steps 4 and 5 of main recipe above).
    * Cooked Eggnog:
         1. Heat milk/cream to scalding temp.
         2. Temper beaten/sweetened egg yolks with milk, before mixing the two.

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