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Dixie Crystals

Homemade Eggnog

homemade eggnog dixie



  1. Bring half and half, first listed sugar, salt, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and vanilla extract to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile in a separate bowl, whisk egg yolks until smooth. Add a few tablespoons of boiled half and half to yolks and whisk quickly. Add about 1/4 cup more of boiled mixture and whisk smooth. Repeat with another small amount and gradually add remaining amount.
  3. Add bourbon and for very best flavor allow to cool overnight in refrigerator.
  4. Whisk egg whites and 2 tablespoons sugar to stiff peaks and fold into cold eggnog.
  5. Pour in glasses and if desired add a sprinkle of nutmeg.
Dixie Crystals Insight

Pasteurized egg whites are whipped and folded in to create a light but rich texture. This recipe is heated to ensure that it is safe to drink.