White Chocolate Peppermint Egg Nog with Whipped Vanilla Cream


This is my favorite twist on my Dad's Classic Holiday Egg Nog! With the crushed candy canes, and whipped cream on top, I could drink this all day.  ~Amy

This is my favorite twist on my Dad’s Classic Holiday Egg Nog! With the crushed candy canes, and whipped cream on top, I could drink this all day.
~Amy

White Chocolate Peppermint Egg Nog with Whipped Vanilla Cream

Nog:

2 quarts purchased egg nog, chilled
5 cups whole milk, chilled
3 cups evaporated milk
4 oz Lindt or other European White a Chocolate, broken into pieces
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp Nielsen Massey Pure Peppermint Extract
Crushed peppermint candies

In a small sauce pan heat 1 cup of evaporated milk. When hot, whisk in white chocolate until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in peppermint and vanilla extract. Chill.

In a large bowl, whisk together egg nog, whole milk, remaining evaporated milk, and peppermint milk mixture. 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 with whipped cream, and garnish with crushed peppermint candies

Recipes by Amy Richardson

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