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Creamy Dreamy Eggnog

No recipe image available.Creamy, dreamy eggnog, like liquid vanilla custard in a glass with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 large eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 cups milk
2 cups whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large saucepan, beat together eggs and sugar. Stir in 2 cups of the milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick enough to coat a metal spoon with a thin film and reaches 145°F (approximately 60°C) and is held there for 3 1/2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in whipping cream, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, several hours or overnight.
  3. Serve garnished with whipped cream and nutmeg!

Makes 6 servings

Recipe provided courtesy of Iowa Egg Council.