Amazingly Good Eggnog

Amazingly Good Eggnog

Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins


4 cups milk
5 whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
12 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 1/2 cups light rum
4 cups light cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes.
  2. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil.
  3. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar.
  4. Whisk together until fluffy.
  5. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs.
  6. Pour mixture into saucepan.
  7. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil.
  8. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
  9. Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg.
  10. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
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