Alton’s Eggnog | Food Network

Alton’s making eggnog, the drink that thinks it’s a custard pie.

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Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Total: 15 min
Active: 15 min
Yield: 6 cups
Level: Easy


4 egg yolks
1/3 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon
1 pint whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/4 ounces bourbon
1 1/4 ounces dark rum
1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
4 egg whites


In the bowl of a stand mixer beat together the egg yolks and 1/3 cup sugar until the yolks lighten in color and the sugar is completely dissolved. Add the milk, cream, bourbon, rum, and nutmeg and stir to combine.

Place the egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat to soft peaks. With the mixer still running gradually add the 1 tablespoon of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the egg whites into the mixture. Chill and serve.

Consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, shellfish and meat may increase the risk of foodborne illness.

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown, 2004

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15 Replies to “Alton’s Eggnog | Food Network”

  1. And it only costs ninety six dollars worth of ingredients for the ONE PERCENT To jerk themselves off. Hey, aSshole Aton Brown, show us the DOLLAR STORE THAT has heavy cream. Parasite ONe per cent.

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