Louise Meyers’ Boykin Christmas Eggnog

A simple mixture of eggs, milk and sugar spiked with strong bourbon and good company blend together for a seasonal, alcoholic treat: eggnog.

By / Photography By Shell Royster | November 14, 2017

Ingredients

  • 10 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1½ cups bourbon
  • 1 quart half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 egg whites

Instructions

Cream yolks and sugar with an electric mixer. Slowly add bourbon while beating at low speed. Blend in half-and-half and vanilla.

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add egg whites to egg yolk mixture and blend, then refrigerate. The mixture will settle and reduce in volume. Allow to rest in the refrigerator for at least 1 day, then serve.

Ingredients

  • 10 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1½ cups bourbon
  • 1 quart half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 egg whites
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