Homemade Eggnog
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg, or to taste*
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 4 cups low fat milk
  • 2 oz. brandy or bourbon, for serving (optional)
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar until all of the sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes.
  2. In a medium saucepan, over high heat, combine the milk, vanilla and spices and bring just to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and gradually temper the hot mixture into the egg and sugar mixture. Then return everything to the pot and cook until the mixture reaches 160 degrees F. Remove from the heat, and pour mixture over a fine mesh strainer into a jar/pitcher/bowl, and set in the refrigerator to chill.
  3. .
  4. Pour into glasses, add liquor if desired, and sprinkle with additional nutmeg for serving.
*If not using freshly grated nutmeg, you may want to use more nutmeg.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 8 servings
Recipe by The Baker Chick at https://www.thebakerchick.com/homemade-eggnog/