Grandpa's Old English Egg Nog Recipe
About Egg Nog Recipe
The holidays “ain’t” the holidays, without a little traditional Eggnog. Here’s how to make eggnog from scratch, one of Grandpa’s all-time favorite drinks. Make Grandpa’s Old English Egg Nog Recipe for all of your holiday parties.
From the Kitchen of: Grandpa
Yield: 28 four ounce servings.
Did you Know? There is an Eggnog Day
Caution: Drink responsibly. Do not drive when drinking.
Today’s Quote: “I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays.” – – Henny Youngman
Egg Nog Ingredients
1 cup granulated sugar
2 quarts of light cream
1 pint Cognac
1 cup light Rum
1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
How to Make Egg Nog Directions
Separate egg yolks and whites.
Refrigerate egg whites until step #8.
In a large bowl, beat egg yolks well.
Gradually add granulated sugar, beating until well mixed and light.
Add light cream, stirring until well mixed.
Slowly stir in Cognac and Rum.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled. 2-3 hours.
About one hour before serving, beat egg whites until foamy.
Gradually add confectioner’s sugar, beating well.
Egg whites are ready when soft, fluffy peaks form as the beater is raised.
Gently fold the egg yolk mixture into the eggnog.
Cover and place back in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
As you place the eggnog out to serve, sprinkle a little cinnamon on top for effect.
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