What Is Eggnog, Really! Find Out & Try This Easy & Delicious Recipe! by Donna John

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7 years ago

What Is Eggnog, Really! Find Out & Try This Easy & Delicious Recipe!

Eggnog (also known as milk punch) is a cold, creamy, sweet drink made with milk or cream, sugar, whipped eggs and alcohol (usually bourbon, brandy or rum). You can add a dash of vanilla or a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the rich concoction. While the origins of eggnog are debated, many think eggnog originated from the early medieval Britain “posset,” a milky ale drink, according to TIME magazine. Ready to try eggnog? Try this easy blender recipe!

You'll need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

Here's how you make it:

  1. Put the eggs and egg yolks in a blender. Start to blend on low speed.
  2. Slowly add the sugar and blend until combined.
  3. Pour the milk slowly into the egg/sugar mixture, then rum and bourbon. Blend for 1 minute.
  4. Add the cream and nutmeg. Blend until frothy.

Refrigerate eggnog at least one hour before serving. 

Elisa Schmitz
Love eggnog! Thanks for sharing this background and delish recipe, Donna John!
Dr. Shayna Mancuso
We may just have to try this at my house on this beautiful day!!!

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