When the holidays arrive, why not celebrate with a classic egg nog recipe that your family and friends will love?
Egg nog is lovingly made by combining eggs, cream, sugar, and a splash of rum to give it its characteristic flavor. Starting with delicious fresh ingredients such as half-and-half, whole milk, heavy cream, sugar and the cookies and crumble baking blend gives this festive holiday beverage an unbeatable taste.
Get creative in deciding how much booze you want to add to make it even more special!
Making particularly wonderful memories this season starts by whipping up the perfect egg nog recipe.
6 large free range egg yolks
1/2c up granulated sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups full cream milk
1 Tsp vanilla essence
Pinch of salt
Optional: 125mls Rum, Bourbon, Brandy, Baileys, Grand Marnier or Cointreau
Optional: Additional whipping cream
In a medium-large bowl whisk the sugar and egg yolks until light and creamy.
Over medium-high heat in a medium size saucepan, mix the milk, cream, salt and Cookies & Crumble Baking Blend until it just simmers.
While whisking add a small ladle of the hot mixture to the egg sugar combo, continue this process 1/2 ladle at a time, whisking continuously.
Once the milk mixture has been combined with the egg mixture, pour all back into the saucepan, add the vanilla essence and continue to whisk for a few minutes until it thickens.
Remove from stove and refrigerate, where it will naturally thicken more.
Add optional alcohol prior to drinking.
Optional: Serve topped with whipping cream and sprinkle with Cookies & Crumble Baking Blend.
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