Recipe

Eggnog

This alcoholic Christmas punch will get your festive season off to the right start. Drink and be merry!

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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This simple eggnog recipe uses brandy to enhance the rich custard flavour of this traditional Christmas cocktail, but you could also use Irish cream.
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Ingredients

Eggnog
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar
  • 2 cup (500ml) hot milk
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) brandy
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream

Method

  • 1
    Place egg yolks, sugar and milk in large heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (don't allow water to touch base of bowl). Whisk about 15 minutes or until mixture lightly coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat, stir in brandy, cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2
    Beat cream in small bowl until soft peaks form; fold into liqueur mixture.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form; gently fold into liqueur mixture, in two batches.

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