Eggnog anyone?!?! Here's a great recipe

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by gumpsgirl, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I've had this recipe for 10 years now and have never tried it until day before yesterday. I figured that since I finally have fresh eggs to make the eggnog with, it would be worth a shot and it really is good!

    NON-ALCOHOLIC EGGNOG

    12 eggs - beat until light
    1 1/2 cups sugar - beat in gradually
    pinch of salt
    8 tsp. vanilla (imitation vanilla is okay to use)
    Stir in:
    6 cans evaporated milk
    3 cups water

    Place in a glass jar (I used 4 of the quart jars) with a screw on top. Permit to ripen in refrigerator for at least 24 hours. Serve sprinkled with nutmeg.

    Makes 4 quarts.

    The only thing I would do different with this recipe is to get a fine mesh strainer and strain the mixture after mixing it up to get the slimy clumps of egg whites out that just wouldn't mix in. I also added the nutmeg to the whole jar (shake it well!) just before serving it. It really, truly is yummy! [​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    We love eggnog. I keep it on hand all the Holiday season! My youngest DD is crazy over eggnog.
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My kids are also, MissP! You'll have to try making some, or do you already make your own?
     
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    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I make tons of it during the holidays - even on a hot summer day when the appetite is gone -icey cold egg nog is a good refreshing nurishing drink. [​IMG]
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Would you mind sharing your recipe, MissP? [​IMG]
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks for that link! I'm going to have to try your kids version for my family. Sounds yummy! [​IMG]
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It is good stuff.

    I use fresh whipped cream on the cup tops and grated nutmeg. Sometimes we make ice cream with it and I break up cheese cake into it.

    Yuummm!
     
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I love eggnog, but I cant make it myself. Then I see the raw eggs going into the mix. lol
     
  10. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, my, goodness.

    Egg nog with ice cream and cheesecake.

    Please, please don't let my doctor see this thread.

    Miss Prissy, you gave me such evil ideas. Put the eggnog in the ice cream maker, then make a shake with frozen cheesecake, frozen eggnog, and fresh cold milk.

    I better go eat some oatmeal before my arteries clog just thinking about it!
     

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