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Christmas Eggnog

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This is an adult, 21 plus drink, and is nice for an adult Christmas party.

Ingredients

6 large eggs, separated
1 cup sugar
2 cups heavy cream
2 cups milk
1 cup blended whiskey
1/2 cup rum
Nutmeg

Instructions

Place egg yolks in a large mixing bowl and beat until a pale yellow. Gradually beat 1/2 cup sugar. Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Add remaining sugar. Fold whites into yolks. Stir in the cream, milk, whiskey and rum. Mix well. Chill and serve cold with a sprinkling of nutmeg on top. Serves 8.

Kay Davis
Milan



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