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Wild Moose Milk A Different Eggnog

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  Milk 1 Quart
  Cream 1 Quart
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Nutmeg 9 , cracked
  Cinnamon sticks 3
  Eggs 3 Dozen
  Rum 1 Bottle (1 l)
  Brandy 2 Bottle (2 l)

1. Prepare a double boiler by placing a saucepan filled with 3 inches water on a medium low flame.
2. Tie the spices in a piece of muslin.
3. Break the eggs, one at a time into a large basin, removing the germ or the thread like thing that connects the yolk to the white and beating each lightly until yolk and white are blended but not frothy.

4. Combine the cream and milk in a bowl and place over the double boiler pan.
5. Heat to scalding point, is about 180 degree F or 82 degree C.
6. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
7. Throw in the spice bag to infuse the liquid with the flavors.
8. Heat to boiling point then take off the heat.
9. To the eggs, add a few spoons of the hot milk, whisking continuously until well blended.
10. When the hot milk is slightly cooled, add the egg mixture, in a steady thin stream, while continuously stirring to blend well and prevent the eggs from coagulating and the mixture becoming lumpy.
11. When all the egg mixture has been blended into the hot milk, return bowl over the boiler and cook to a smooth custard consistency, stirring frequently, until it coats the back of the spoon.
12. Remove pan off the heat and allow the mixture to cool completely.
13. Remove and discard spice bag.
14. Stir in the rum and brandy.
15. Pour into bottles and cork tightly.
16. Store in a cool dark place.

17. Serve the egg nog thinned with milk, cream or water.
18. It can be served either hot or cold

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2037 Calories from Fat 342

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g59.1%

Saturated Fat 21.6 g108.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 686.1 mg228.7%

Sodium 441.3 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.3%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.6%

Sugars 172.9 g

Protein 29 g57.9%

Vitamin A 21.6% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 48.1% Iron 24.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wild Moose Milk A Different Eggnog Recipe