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Eggnog: One Of My Favourite Tipples At Christmas. How about you? Every year at Christmas I treat myself to a bottle of Eggnog, it is one of my favourite drinks at this time of year.
Homemade eggnog is a cherished holiday tradition that brings warmth and festive cheer to gatherings.
So today I’m sharing a guest post on how to make your own yummy glasses full. Created by Masterchef winner Mat Follas accredited to the Happy Egg Co.
Eggnog | How To Make Homemade Eggnog:
Eggnog | How To Make Homemade Eggnog. This rich and creamy concoction is a delightful blend of milk, cream, sugar, and beaten eggs, seasoned with a touch of nutmeg and vanilla.
Creating the perfect batch of homemade eggnog is an art, requiring careful whisking and a dash of patience.
Some enthusiasts add a hint of cinnamon or a splash of bourbon to enhance the flavour profile, giving the beverage a subtle, adult twist.
Served chilled and garnished with a sprinkle of ground nutmeg, homemade eggnog is a comforting indulgence that evokes the spirit of the season, making it a beloved treat for family and friends to savour during holiday festivities.
The process of crafting this velvety drink from scratch not only results in a flavour that surpasses store-bought alternatives but also imparts a sense of tradition and love that makes every sip truly special.
Eggnog | How To Make Homemade Eggnog
- 6 happy eggs
- 60g caster sugar
- 600ml milk
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- ½ tsp Grated Nutmeg
- 150ml plain yogurt
You will need a Cooking Thermometer for this recipe.
How To Make:
- Don’t be scared of raw eggs in eggnog; we gently cook them in this recipe.
- Place 4 happy eggs, 2 happy egg yolks, caster sugar and milk in a saucepan.
- Heat slowly whilst stirring continuously; bring the temperature up to 72°C then remove the saucepan from the heat and keep stirring until it has cooled to around 60°C, this will take about 5 minutes.
- Once it is below 60°C, pour the mixture through a sieve to capture any overcooked lumps.
- Add the vanilla extract and the nutmeg, stir and refrigerate the mixture.
- Once cool, add the plain yogurt and gently whisk together for a delicious and refreshing eggnog.
- You can add other flavours in place of the vanilla and nutmeg and/or use double cream in place of the yogurt.
- Adults might want to add some rum or Bourbon too for a grown up drink.
Mat’s top tip: Use double cream instead of yogurt if you’re adding alcohol.
Eggnog: One Of My Favourite Tipples At Christmas:
Eggnog | How To Make Homemade Eggnog. So what do you think? Do you also fancy trying this recipe? Because I know I do.
Recipe and photo credit by- Mat Follas and happy egg co.
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