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Eggnog 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: American


Eggnog is a type of drink or milk punch made with milk and/or cream, sugar, whipped eggs, rum and cinnamon then serve chilled, usually this is enjoyed from Thanksgiving through the end of the Christmas season


  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 1/4 cups light rum
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg


  1. In a saucepan combine milk, cloves, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and cinnamon. Use the lowest fire setting and slowly heat it up and bring it to a really gentle boil.
  2. In a bowl whisk together egg yolks and sugar until fluffy, then slowly add the hot milk while continuously mixing.
  3. Put back the mixture into the saucepan then continue to cook in low heat while constantly mixing for 5 minutes or until it becomes thick.
  4. Using a fine sieve remove all solids then let it cool for at least an hour.
  5. Pour and mix the rum, cream, remaining vanilla and nutmeg then chill before serving.