Deliciously easy, microwave-quick homemade eggnog.
1 quart milk
4 large egg yolks
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground or freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place milk in 2-quart casserole dish. Cover and heat in microwave on full power for 5 to 6 minutes, or until temperature reaches 165°F (75°C). Do not boil.
- Beat egg yolks lightly, with sugar, spices and vanilla. Stir one cup hot milk into egg mixture and then gradually blend all of egg mixture into milk.
- Cover and heat in microwave on full power for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until warmed. Stir halfway through cooking time.
- Serve warm or cold.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Iowa Egg Council.