Powerful Eggnog

Powerful Eggnog


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Thick, rich and creamy eggnog with rum! For best results leave the flavours to develop overnight if you can wait!


Serves: 10 

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 375ml (half a bottle) white rum
  • 2 cups (500ml) milk
  • 2 cups (500ml) cream
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:8hours  ›  Ready in:8hours20min 

  1. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks, 1 cup sugar and rum. Mix well, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Stir the milk into the cooled yolk mixture. In a large bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks form; set aside.
  3. In a separate clean bowl, with a clean whisk, whip egg whites until thick, then gradually add the 1/2 cup of white sugar and whip until peaks form. Fold the whipped cream into the egg whites, then fold into the yolks mixture. Pour into mugs and sprinkle top with nutmeg.

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Reviews (2)


You are right, PetiteMiam. We've corrected that step in the directions, thanks! - 28 Dec 2011


The ingredients say 1.5 cups of sugar in total - but th instructions refer to 2 cups (unless I've already had too much rum!!) - 24 Dec 2011

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