Servings: 12
4 cups
5, whole
Vanilla extract
½ tsp.
Ground cinnamon
1 tsp.
Egg yolks
1 ½ cups
Light rum
2 ½ cups
Light cream
4 cups
Vanilla extract
2 tsp.
Ground nutmeg
½ tsp.
Christmas-Style Eggnog
20 m
10 m
Ready in:
30 m
  1. Combine the first four ingredients (from milk to cinnamon) in a saucepan and heat the mixture over the lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring to a boil.
  2. Add egg yolks and sugar to a large bowl and whisk until fluffy.
  3. Slowly add the hot mixture to the egg mixture, whisking.
  4. Pour the final mixture into a saucepan and cook over a medium heat for about 3 minutes or until thick. Don’t let the mixture boil.
  5. Strain the mixture to remove the cloves and let it cool for an hour.
  6. Add all the remaining ingredients (from rum to nutmeg) and keep it in the fridge overnight before serving.