Brandied Coffee Nog
|Egg yolks||2 , slightly beaten|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Half and half||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Instant coffee powder||1 Tablespoon (1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon)|
|Brandy||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
Remove from heat, stir in brandy.
Combine 1/4 cup corn syrup and water in a small saucepan.
Cook, uncovered, over high heat until boiling.
Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until soft peaks form.
Gradually add the hot syrup to egg whites, beating until stiff peaks form.
Whisk egg whites into coffee mixture.