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Frothy Eggnog Recipe

Eggnog is a classic holiday drink! The frothiness is perfect and makes the drink uber-rich. Eggnog is always a classic holiday hit – it just tastes like the holidays! It’s sure to be a hit with any family or friends who walk through your door. This recipe is one of my favorites, it doesn’t just taste like sweet milk like many eggnog recipes!

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups heavy cream, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup bourbon, preferably Maker’s Mark
  • 1/4 cup dark rum, preferably Mount Gay
  • 1/4 cup Cognac, preferably Remy Martin Grand Cru
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for sprinkling

DIRECTIONS

  1. Beat yolks in a very large bowl until thick and pale. Slowly beat in sugar. Whisk in milk and 2 cups cream. Mix in bourbon, rum, and Cognac. Cover, and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

  2. Just before serving, beat whites until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into eggnog. Whisk remaining 1 cup cream until stiff peaks form, and fold into eggnog. (Alternatively, you can fold half the whipped cream into eggnog, and top with remaining half.) Sprinkle with nutmeg.

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