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WARNING: Contains raw eggs. Only use very fresh and disease-free eggs.

Everybody knows that the official Fourth of July drink is eggnog, and there seems to be a surprising lack of good, seasonal, recipes. So here is ours.

You will need:
6 eggs
1 cup of sugar
1 pint of cream
1 pint of milk
nutmeg (optional)

You can also spice it up with some alcohol (whiskey or rum) if you want.

You will want to keep this one refrigerated and should use it within 2-3 days.

Step 1: Separating the whites from the yolks

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    You MUST separate the whites from yolks, or the space-time continuum will rip open and aliens will declare war on our dimension. Or maybe you'll get lucky and only ruin the eggnog and have to start over.
    You can use the egg shells to separate the yolk from the whites. I highly recommend separating the whites one at a time into a small bowl, and then pouring the whites into a large bowl (that way if you screw up, it won't ruin your whole batch).  
    Keep the yolks in a separate bowl, you will need them later.

 
Agreed! Love the decorating at the end :)
oldmicah3 years ago
Very nice, and I love the bit at end on decorating.

As an FYI, you can ( in the states anyway) buy pasteurized eggs which should help knock down the risk of using raw eggs. I've used them in several recipes and can't tell any difference!