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  •   67% would make this again
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Makes about 8

1/3 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups milk, scalded1 teaspoon vanilla or 2 tablepsoons cooking sherry
2 egg whites
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped

Beat 1/3 cup sugarm into egg yolks. Add salt; slowly stir in milk. Cook in double boiler over hot, not boiling water, stirring constantly, till mixture coats spoon. Cool. Add vanilla. Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add 3 tablespoons sugar, beating till soft peaks form. Add meringue to custard and mix thoroughly. Chill 3 or 4 hours. Pour into punch bowl. Fold 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar into whipped cream - dot eggnog with "islands" of it. Sprinkle with nutmeg.

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Reviews of Eggnog:

1-4 of 4 reviews  

  A cookie baker in Virginia  Dec 29, 2002
Would not make this again.
The eggnog turned out to have a displeasing taste for our family. The eggnog also lacked thickness. 2 stars

  Tammy Hard in Michigan  Dec 21, 2002
Would make this again.
The egg nog was pretty good. My family came for an early christmas almost everybody asked for a recipe. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Canada  Dec 10, 2002
Would not make this again.
I found it was too thick. 1 star

  Samantha  Dec 5, 2002
Would make this again.
It was the best eggnog I have ever made!!!!!!!!! 5 stars

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