classic eggnog is delicious topped with a sprinkling of ground nutmeg, a small
scoop of vanilla ice cream, or a dollop of whipped cream.
pasteurized eggs, separated
dark rum, bourbon, or brandy (optional)
vanilla extract (optional)
nutmeg or cinnamon to taste
yolks in a large bowl.
an electric mixer until combined.
add the sugar, beating until the mixture is thick and pale yellow.
Stir in the
cream and milk, then the rum and vanilla, if desired.
refrigerate until chilled or as long as overnight.
serving, beat the room temperature egg whites with an electric mixer until soft
egg yolk mixture.
fold in the beaten egg whites.
eggnog into a punch bowl.
with the nutmeg or cinnamon.