Friday at Five (Holiday Edition): Eggnog

Prep Time 20 Serves 4


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 pint whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 ounces bourbon (or leave out and add your own amount)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 4 egg whites


  1. In a large bowl, using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until pale yellow. Slowly add ⅓ cup sugar and beat until fully dissolved. Stir in the milk, cream, (bourbon if adding now) and nutmeg.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Add the remaining 1 T of sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  3. Whisk the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture. Chill.
  4. Pour desired amount of bourbon into a glass, then add in the eggnog. Serve topped with a sprinkle of nutmeg.
  5. Serve, sip, sit back, deep breath, relax, enjoy.

Recipe Notes

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