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This amazing eggnog recipe is well worth the time and effort, you will never buy store bought eggnog again.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
6 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:

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Natalie's Mom's Amazing Eggnog Recipe

Natalie's Mom's Amazing Eggnog Recipe

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Posted in: Drink Recipes
Sun, Dec 6, 2020, 20:18
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4 cups of milk5 whole cloves1/2 teaspoon of vanilla1 teaspoon ground cinnamon12 egg yolks1 and 1/2 cups of sugar2 and 1/2 cups of rum4 cups of light cream2 teaspoons of vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
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    1. Combine the milk, cloves, the 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, heat over the lowest setting for 5 minutes and bring to a boil.
    2. In a large bowl, combine the egg yolks and sugar and whisk together until fluffy. 
    3. Whisk the hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs and pour everything into saucepan.
    4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick (do not allow mixture to boil), strain to remove the cloves, and let it cool for about an hour.
    5. Stir in the rum, cream, 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and nutmeg.
    6. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: NataliesMom, allrecipes.com


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