It's the holiday season! Whatever you choose to celebrate, this classic winter libation will satisfy any setting. From sharing a relaxing evening in front of the fire with loved ones to hosting your annual holiday party, a glass of Egg Nog will keep spirits high. Plus, it can be enjoyed with alcohol or without. Pair your soon to be favorite Egg Nog recipe with a custom coaster foil stamped to match the season.
- 4 oz bourbon
- 4 large eggs, with whites and yolks separated
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tbsp nutmeg
- 1 tbsp sugar
- Pinch nutmeg for garnish
Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks and set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat your egg yolks until they lighten in color. Continue to beat while also gradually adding the sugar until it is completely dissolved. Set aside.
Next, combine your milk, heavy cream and nutmeg in a saucepan. Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and gradually combine with the egg and sugar mixture.
Almost there! Return the mixture to your saucepan and cook on medium heat until it reaches 160° F. Remove from heat, stir in bourbon, pour into a medium mixing bowl and set in the refrigerator to chill.
Meanwhile, beat your set aside egg whites into soft peaks. Continue to beat while also gradually adding the sugar and. Beat until stiff peaks form.
Once the drink in the refrigerator is chilled, whisk in the egg whites. Serve chilled.