Eggnog dessert

    2 hours 30 min

    This 'made-from-scratch' eggnog recipe calls for heating the eggs and sugar, then adding milk, vanilla extract and nutmeg. You then heat the mixture until it thickens and chill it to make it into a dessert.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 12 eggs
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 2L milk, divided
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hr5min cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. Place the eggs and sugar into a pan; whisk until light coloured and frothy. Whisk in 500ml of milk until thoroughly blended. Place the pan over medium heat, continuing to stir until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to stand 5 minutes.
    2. Stir in the remaining milk, vanilla extract and nutmeg. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

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    This is great recipe. Instead of using an additional 6 cups of milk though I used 3 and then next day added 2 cups of whipped cream which kept it thicker and creamier.  -  17 Dec 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Very easy, and it tastes great. I make it for myself and family, we love it. Tastes better than store bought.  -  26 Nov 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    So frustrating!!! The first time I made this recipe i ended up with a pot of scrambled eggs. The second time, I cooked for ten minutes, it still had not thickened and was starting to scramble again! I will stick with the heavy cream method.  -  06 Dec 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)