Best Festive Eggnog Recipe

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festive eggnog recipe

Eggnog is the ultimate nostalgic treat for the festive season. This is our tried and tested best festive eggnog recipe for the holiday season to serve up to family and friends. 

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Ingredients for Eggnog

  • 2 1/2 cups full fat milk
  • 1 cup double cream (heavy cream)
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 3 medium free range eggs
  • 3 drops vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2/4 cup rum and/or brandy (can be made without alcohol)
  • Grated Nutmeg

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Method for Eggnog

  1. Heat eggs, sugar, milk and cinnamon over a low heat whisking continuously until mixture thickens. (approx 8 minutes)
  2. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and alcohol (if using) and half the cream.
  3. Beat the remaining cream until thick
  4. Pour the egg mixture into glasses (heatproof) and top with cream.
  5. Add grated nutmeg and serve

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Over to you now. Have you tried our festive eggnog recipe? Please let us know in the comments box below. 

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