Christmas Time Egg Nog Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Christmas Time Egg Nog Recipe
  • READY IN 4+ hrs

Christmas Time Egg Nog

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"This beverage is synonymous with the holidays and our simple recipe makes it a tradition worth bringing back."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    4 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, whisk together eggs and sugar until well combined. Whisk in milk. Add cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, mace and cloves; place over medium heat and whisk gently for about 10 minutes or until mixture has small bubbles around the edge of pan and thermometer reaches 160 degrees F (71 degrees C).
  2. Remove from heat and pour through fine mesh strainer into a large bowl. Whisk in rum (if desired) and cover with plastic wrap, directly on surface, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 2 days.
  3. When ready to serve, sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
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Footnotes

  • Variations:
  • Chocolate Egg Nog: Whisk in 1/2 cup high quality cocoa powder to egg and sugar mixture and continue with recipe.
  • Maple Ginger Egg Nog: Omit granulated sugar and substitute 1/2 cup pure maple syrup. Add 1-inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh peeled ginger, thinly sliced, or 2 teaspoons ground ginger with cinnamon sticks and continue with recipe.
  • Chai Egg Nog: Add 10 crushed green cardamom pods and 6 black peppercorns with cinnamon sticks and continue with recipe.
  • Tip:
  • If you don't have ground mace you can substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice in the recipe.
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Dec 24, 2013

Very easy to make and everyone said it was a great blend of seasoning. I added spiced rum instead of plain!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.6 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 142 mg
  • 47%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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