Traditional Egg Nog Recipe
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Serves: 6
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1- ⅓ cups sugar
  • 12 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream
  • Grated nutmeg
  1. Whisk milk and sugar over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Whisk egg yolks in a large bowl.
  3. Once finished pour hot mixture into yolks while whisking constantly.
  4. Once combined return mixture to pan on low heat until it thickens, approximately 20 minutes. Remember to stir often.
  5. Set aside and allow to cool.
  6. Stir in cream and nutmeg and refrigerate before serving.
  7. Pour into 6 mugs and garnish with nutmeg.
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