Creamy Smooth Eggnog

Photo by Franz Marzouca

Winter 2008

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup dark rum
  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • Nutmeg

Direction

  1. Beat eggs until very frothy.
  2. Gradually beat in the sugar, vanilla and nutmeg.
  3. Stir in cold rum, brandy, whipping cream and milk.
  4. Chill. Sprinkle nutmeg on top before serving.

Makes about 10 cups.
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Low calorie Egg Nog

  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 4 cups skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons sugar substitute
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1 dash nutmeg

Direction

  1. Combine the egg yolks and milk in a saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the mixture coats a metal spoon. Let cool.
  3. Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks.
  4. Add to milk mixture, add vanilla, sugar substitute, and extract.
  5. Mix lightly. Cover and chill.
  6. Sprinkle nutmeg on top before serving.

Serves 6.
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-By JamaicanEats magazine

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