Eggnog from 1895
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Holiday
Eggnog recipe from B. Dylan Hollis TikTok channel. Taken from an 1895 cookbook
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Tbs Cinnamon
  1. Add 5 egg yolks (save the whites for later) to a mixing bowl
  2. Mix in 1 cup sugar until smooth
  3. Add milk and heavy cream to a cauldron (or sauce pan if you don't have a cauldron) stir in 4 whole cloves and cinnamon.
  4. Scald the milk then use about half the milk mixture to temper the eggs.
  5. Add the eggs back into the rest of the milk mixture and heat over low heat until thick.
  6. Strain the mixture to remove the cloves and allow to cool slightly.
  7. Whip 5 egg whites to stiff peaks with nutmeg and vanilla to taste
  8. Stir the egg white mixture into the egg and milk mixture.
  9. You can return to heat if you're not comfortable with uncooked egg whites.
  10. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  11. Top with more nutmeg and add rum if desired.
Recipe by Betor Family News at