Dad’s Classic Holiday Egg Nog


On Christmas Eve, families, friends and neighbors up on  Capitol Hill gather to hear the bell choir, sing favorite carols, drink egg nog ,and feel the true meaning of Christmas. Merry Christmas! ~Amy

On Christmas Eve, families, friends and neighbors up on Capitol Hill gather to hear the bell choir, sing favorite carols, drink egg nog ,and feel the true meaning of Christmas.
Merry Christmas!
~Amy

Dad’s Classic Holiday Egg Nog

2 quarts purchased egg nog, chilled
5 cups whole milk, chilled
3 cups evaporated milk
1 tbsp vanilla, his preference is Mexican Vanilla
2 tsp rum extract
Nutmeg

In a large bowl, whisk together egg nog, whole milk, and evaporated milk. Whisk until well mixed. Chill until ready to use.

Makes 1 gallon

Whipped Vanilla Cream:

2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
2 tsp vanilla

In a medium sized bowl, using an electric mixer, beat all ingredients on high until soft peaks form.

Makes 4 cups

Serve chilled egg nog in a large punch bowl with large dollops of whipped cream, and sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.

Recipe by Tom Parker (Dad)

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