Egg nog

    15 min

    It is speculated that this North American Christmas tradition actually originated in England as a long lost cousin of posset. Serve this luscious combination of milk, cream, eggs and nutmeg with a measure of rum or brandy if desired.

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    Serves: 11 

    • 6 eggs
    • 1 (397g) tin condensed sweetened milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1L milk
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 150ml double cream
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Beat eggs; mix in condensed milk, vanilla, litre of milk and salt.
    2. Beat the cream until soft peaks form. Fold into egg and milk mixture and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve chilled.

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    Georgeous really rich decadant and creamy  -  24 Dec 2014


    Made this at Christmas,everybody loved it and wanted the recipe.. On reflection i will keep it to myself..  -  01 Feb 2010


    This is so easy and is very tasty. I tweaked this to my own taste . I added a little rum flavour and some ground cinnamon. All the taste but no alcohol even the kids can try some  -  22 Dec 2015