January 28, 2007 3:33pm CST
6 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 cups milk 2 cups heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup brandy (optional) 1/3 cup dark rum (optional) PREPARATION: Chill everything before starting, for best results. Beat eggs until frothy, then beat in sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Slowly stir in brandy, rum, cream and milk. Chill again, and serve eggnog cold.
31 Jan 07
6eggs 1cup + 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg 3/4cup brandy 1/3cup dark rum (Captain Morgan for best flavor, but Myers is OK) 2cups whipping cream 2cups milk All liquids should be very cold. Refrigerate in advance. Beat the eggs for 2 or 3 minutes with an electric mixer at medium speed until very frothy. Gradually beat in the sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Turn the mixer off and stir in the cold brandy, rum, whipping cream and milk Chill before serving. Sprinkle individual servings with more nutmeg. Makes about 2-1/2 quarts.