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Uncle Angelo’s Eggnog

Uncle Angelo's Eggnog
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King Cocktail himself, Dale DeGroff, came up with this Eggnog recipe, but you'll be claiming Uncle Angelo as your own relative after just one sip.


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  • 6 eggs, separated

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided

  • 8 ounces bourbon

  • 4 ounces spiced rum

  • 1 quart whole milk

  • 1 pint heavy cream

  • Garnish: nutmeg, freshly grated


Serves 12.

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the egg yolks and half a cup of sugar until the mixture turns light in color.

  2. Stir in the bourbon, rum, milk and heavy cream.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with the remaining quarter-cup of sugar until soft peaks form.

  4. Gently fold about one-third of the egg whites into the yolk mixture, reserving the remaining amount.

  5. Divide between 12 punch or tea cups.

  6. Fold more of the egg-white mixture into each cup, if desired, and top each with freshly grated nutmeg.

Raw Egg Warning

Consuming raw and lightly cooked eggs poses a risk of food-borne illness.