Christmas Eggnog (cooked)
Author: Chef Brad
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons water + ⅓ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon hazelnut flavoring
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  1. Place sugar, 2 Tablespoons water, and lemon juice in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil and cook until a golden brown. Remove from heat. Add ⅓ cup water and stir until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla, nutmeg, and salt. Still and chill.
  3. In a double broiler, whip together eggs and milk. Then, add the sugar mixture. Stir constantly until mixture reaches 160 degrees. Remove and pout into a chilled bowl.
  4. After mixture has chilled, whip together heavy whipping cream, hazelnut flavoring, and powdered sugar. Add them to the chilled mixture in an egg nog bowl.
Recipe by Chef Brad America's Grain Guy at