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 The Best Loaded Creamiest Egg Nog

  • Author: Roz Corieri Paige | La Bella Vita Cucina



  • 12 large eggs yolks (setting aside the whites for later)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 quart bourbon
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup cognac (or brandy)
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 11/2 cups heavy cream (cold)
  • cinnamon candy canes
  • cinnamon sticks
  • ground nutmeg


  1. Separate the eggs and save the whites for later.
  2. Beat the yolks with the sugar in a large mixing bowl until the mixture lightens in color and falls off the whisk in a solid “ribbon.”
  3. Combine dairy and all of the booze in a second bowl or pitcher and then slowly beat into the egg mixture.
  4. Move to a large glass jar (or a couple of smaller ones) and store in the fridge for a minimum of 2 weeks.
  5. Serve in mugs or cups topped with a some nutmeg sprinkled on top.