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Category: Beverages, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Eggs; slightly beaten
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 3 c Milk
  • 1 c Half-and-half
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 ts Imitation rum flavoring
  • Nutmeg; as desired


Mix beaten eggs with sugar and salt in the top of a double boiler. Add
milk and half-and-half. Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly,
just until mixture coats spoon, about 10 to 15 minutes. Cool. Add vanilla
and rum flavoring. Chill.

Immediately before serving, strain eggnog. Beat with a rotary beater
until frothy. Pour into chilled cups. Sprinkle each serving with nutmeg,
as desired.

NOTE: For this recipe, use only clean eggs, with no cracks in shells.

[Additional note from Karen: Don't serve this to ANYONE with a compromised
or underdeveloped immune system! This would include children, the
elderly, the infirm, and anyone else who can't afford to risk salmonella
poisoning. If in doubt, consult your own physician.]

Calories per 1/2 cup serving: About 160

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