Homemade Eggnog

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Homemade Eggnog

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13
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20min
Prep
20min
Total

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    Ingredients
    Serves 13
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    12Hy-Vee large eggs
    4 c.Hy-Vee 2% milk
    5whole cloves
    2 ½ tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract, divided
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee ground cinnamon
    1 ½ c.Hy-Vee sugar
    4 c.Hy-Vee half-and-half
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee ground nutmeg
    1 ½to 2 c. desired alcohol, optional

    Directions

    1. Separate eggs; set yolks aside. Reserve whites for another use.
    2. In a saucepan, combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
    3. In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until thoroughly combined. Pour hot milk mixture into egg mixture, whisking vigorously. Pour back into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes or until mixture just coats a spoon; do not boil.
    4. Strain into a large bowl; discard cloves. Stir in half-and-half, remaining 2 teaspoons vanilla, nutmeg and, if desired, alcohol. Cover and chill overnight.
    5. Citrus Eggnog: Prepare as directed, except omit cloves and cinnamon. Add 1 teaspoon orange zest with the nutmeg.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    280 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 205mg
    • Sodium: 75mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 31g
    • Protein: 7g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 15%
    0%
    Vitamin C 2%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 20%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2015.