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Eggnog

Eggnog
PREP TIME
15 min
YIELDS
6 - 7 servings

The first version of this recipe is for eggnog using raw egg whites, however Alton has also provided an included version for cooked eggnog.

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Ingredients

4
egg yolks
1
Tbsp sugar, plus 1 Tbsp
1
pt whole milk
1
cup heavy cream
3
oz bourbon
1
tsp freshly grated nutmeg
4
egg whites
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Directions

Step 1

In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the 1/3 cup sugar and continue to beat until it is completely dissolved. Add the milk, cream, bourbon and nutmeg and stir to combine.

Step 2

Place the egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat to soft peaks. With the mixer still running gradually add the 1 tablespoon of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.

Step 3

Whisk the egg whites into the mixture. Chill and serve.

Step 4

Cook’s Note: For cooked eggnog, follow procedure below.

Step 5

In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the 1/3 cup sugar and continue to beat until it is completely dissolved. Set aside.

Step 6

In a medium saucepan, over high heat, combine the milk, heavy cream and nutmeg and bring just to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and gradually temper the hot mixture into the egg and sugar mixture. Then return everything to the pot and cook until the mixture reaches 160 degrees F. Remove from the heat, stir in the bourbon, pour into a medium mixing bowl, and set in the refrigerator to chill.

Step 7

In a medium mixing bowl, beat the egg whites to soft peaks. With the mixer running gradually add the 1 tablespoon of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Whisk the egg whites into the chilled mixture.

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