Luscious Christmas eggnog

    Luscious Christmas eggnog

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    About this recipe: This version of the North American Christmas tradition actually cooks the eggs. Mixed with rum, this is a great Christmas party tipple.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 1L milk
    • 5 whole cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 12 egg yolks
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 600ml light rum
    • 1L single cream
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:9hr32min  ›  Ready in:10hr 

    1. Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and cinnamon in a saucepan; heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes, then slowly bring to the boil.
    2. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
    3. Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoons vanilla and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.

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    Reviews (2)

    jamesclarke
    2

    Good, but not perfect.. - 01 Feb 2010

    1

    Creamy and tasty - a lovely Christmas drink! - 15 Dec 2009

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