Warm Christmas Wishes

What does Christmas remind you of? Christmas tree, lights, pudding, crackers, reindeer, mistletoe, holly and of course, eggnog. A joyous time for feasting, giving gifts and having fun.

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Here’s our favourite eggnog recipe for the season.

Essential Ingredients:

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Optional Ingredients:

  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • Few drops Vanilla extract
  • Pinch of Cinnamon powder
  • Cognac/ Brandy/ Dark Rum
  • Pinch of salt

Traditional Method:

  • Separate egg yolks from whites.
  • Beat egg yolks with ¼ cup sugar.
  • Whip egg whites till foamy and stiff. Slowly add remaining ¼ cup sugar while whisking.
  • Add milk, cream and bourbon to the egg yolks slowly, while whipping lightly.
  • Gradually stir this into the whipped egg whites.
  • Sprinkle nutmeg on top.

Raw eggs are Salmonella friendly, and to avoid the risk of upsetting your tummy, the FDA advises people to use a cooked egg base, made by heating the eggs, milk and sugar at 160 °F, stirring constantly.