George Washington’s Eggnog

George Washington’s Eggnog

Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins


1 pint brandy
1⁄2 pint rye whiskey
1⁄2 pint Jamaican rum
1⁄4 pint sherry wine
12 eggs, separated
12 tablespoons sugar
1 quart milk
1 quart heavy cream


  1. Mix Liquor First
  2. Separate yolks and whites of the eggs.
  3. Add sugar to beaten yolks and mix well.
  4. Add combined liquors to the yolk and sugar mixture, drop by drop at first, slowly beating it all the while.
  5. Add cream and milk and mix thoroughly.
  6. Beat the egg whites until stiff and gently fold these into cream liquor and yolk mixture.
  7. Let this sit in the refrigerator for several days.
  8. Taste frequently.
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