Mama's Eggnog

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 21 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 1 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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6 egg, separated

3/4 cup sugar

1 pint heavy cream

4 pints milk

1/2 pint Bourbon

1 tablespoon vanilla



  1. In a bowl beat the egg yolks with the 1/2 cup of sugar until thick. In another bowl beat the egg whites with 1/4 cup of sugar until thick. In a third bowl beat the cream until thick. Add the cream to the yolks, fold in the egg whites, and add the milk, Bourbon, vanilla, and a pinch of nutmeg, if desired. Chill in freezer before serving.
  2. Serve eggnog in a large punch bowl.
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