This is the season for eggnog, apple cider and things that make it intoxicating to drink. Here is an awesome recipe from Yummly.com excluding the rum.
4 cups of milk
5 whole cloves
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
12 egg yolks
1 ½ cups of sugar
4 cups of light cream
Add Rum, rum, rum,
- Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil.
- In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Strain to remove cloves, and let cool for about an hour.
- Stir in rum, cream, 2 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
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