Holiday Cocktail Blogging: Homemade Eggnog

by Will on December 30, 2012


Eggnog is probably the best nog there is. Unfortunately, it is only tolerated during advent, because of its traditional connection to Christmas. After that, though, and for the rest of the year, the Bureau of Tobacco and Firearms round it up and destroy it. Perhaps one day there will be a ballot proposition that will change this, but for now it’s the reality we’re stuck with.

Luckily, there is still a way to enjoy eggnog outside of the holiday season: make your own! Here is one of the many eggnog recipes out there:

4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup superfine sugar
1/3 quart whole milk
1/2 quart heavy cream
Bourbon, rum, or brandy
Freshly grated nutmeg

You separate the yolks from the eggwhites. Then you beat the eggwhites until they’re thick and mix in the milk and cream. Meanwhile, add the sugar to the yolks and whisk them. Then, add it all together and beat it stiff. Then combine the frothy concoction with a shot or so of your liquor of choice. Sprinkle the nutmeg on top.


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