Friday, 20 December 2013

Eggnog ... The Five Recipes Of Christmas #1

Don't drink too much! ;)

ingredients:
1l milk,
300ml single cream,
2 cloves,
1/2 tsp nutmeg,
1 tsp cinnamon, (level)
1/4 tsp mixed spice,
2 tsp vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla pod,
4 egg yolks,
100g sugar.

method:
In a saucepan, heat up the milk, spices, sugar, and if your using a vanilla pod pop that in now. Don't let it boil. Set aside.
In a separate bowl whisk the egg yolks. Add about half a cup of the hot mixture to the yolks whisking vigorously just to get it started. Then slowly add the rest and whisk. Add the whole mixture back to the saucepan and simmer on low heat for 3 minutes. Strain the pod and cloves.
Allow to cool fully.
Stir in the chosen alcohol, cream and vanilla (if extract)
When serving sprinkle with a little brown sugar and nutmeg.

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I tried this recipe with whatever ingredients I had in... I divided it all by 4 (by yolks) just to try it.
It ended up making the amount of about 2 Jack Daniel's whiskey glasses. I only have Jack in at the moment so ending up using about a tablespoon of Jack and I thought it ruined it completely. I then discovered I seriously didn't like Jack Daniels and it just wasn't for me. It ended up tasting like sickly bananas! I hate bananas with my whole soul and I thought the Jack ruined my drink!
So I recommend using a bourbon or brandy of your liking or something. 




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