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Incredibly Yummy Homemade Egg Nog

*Inspired by the Egg Nog recipe in the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook*

Ingredients

Instructions

(Note: You may want to begin the recipe the day before you want the egg nog- it's an easy recipe, but does need time to chill properly)

  1. In a medium pot, mix the egg yolks, milk and the 1/3 cup sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture just coats a metal spoon (see photo). Remove from heat. Place pot in a sink or bowl of ice water and stir for 2 minutes to cool mixture off a little. Stir in vanilla. Cover and chill for 4-24 hours.

  2. When you're ready to serve: Beat the whipping cream and 2 Tbsp of sugar (or sugar alternative) until soft peaks form.

  3. Transfer the chilled egg/milk/sugar mixture to a punch bowl. Fold in the whipped cream. Serve immediately. Sprinkle each serving with nutmeg. If you find it a little too thick or too sweet, simply stir in a bit of milk to thin it out.

Notes

Makes about 10 small (4 oz) serving, or 5-6 larger servings.

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Recipe by Keeper of the Home at https://keeperofthehome.org/healthy-holiday-recipes-incredibly-yummy-homemade-egg-nog/