Traditional Christmas Eggnog

This recipe is taken from the 1975 Milk Calendar. This is the Traditional Christmas Eggnog recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Refrigeration: 1 h
Yields 12 servings
traditional christmas eggnog

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs separated
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) sugar
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) light rum
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (500 mL) 35 % cream
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
  • Freshly grated nutmeg

Preparation

Beat egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form; set aside. In another bowl beat egg yolks until light. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until thick and lemon coloured. Slowly stir in rum and vanilla.

Whip cream until softly stiff. Fold whipped cream, then egg whites into yolk mixture. Gently stir in milk.

Serve well chilled with freshly grated nutmeg on top.

Tips

Note: This recipe contains raw or lightly cooked eggs. Foods containing raw or lightly cooked eggs may be harmful to vulnerable people such as young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weak immune systems.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 270 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Calcium: 15 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre:
Sodium: 150 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 9 % / 103 mg
Vitamin B12: 32 %
Vitamin D: 24 %
Vitamin A: 23 %
Selenium: 20 %