Saturday, December 08, 2007

World's Best Eggnog

This is the WORLD'S BEST eggnog. Courtesy: Ma's collection of favorites.

Eggnog Saronno

6 egg yolks
1/2 Cup sugar
1 quart milk
3/4 cup Amaretto di Saronno
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 Cups (1 pint) heavy cream
6 egg whites, stiffly beaten

In a saucepan, combine egg yolks, sugar and milk. Beat until smooth. Stir in Amaretto di Saronno. Stir over low heat until mixture thickens slightly and coats a metal spoon. Cover and chill. Stir in vanilla and 1 cup of the cream. Pour mixture into a 2-1/2 quart punch bowl. Beat remaining cream until stiff. Fold cream and egg whites into milk muixture. Serve at once, garnished with dollops of additional whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

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