Chef Tomm Johnson makes homemade eggnog

Good Morning CT at Nine

(WTNH) — You can skip the store-bought stuff, Chef Tomm Johnson of the New London High School Whaler Cafe shares his recipe for homemade eggnog.

Ingredients:

6 Egg yolks Pasteurized
3/4 cup Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Nutmeg freshly ground
1 cup Whole milk
2 cups Heavy cream
1/4 cup Dark rum (optional)
1 tablespoon Brandy (optional)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

Place yolks, sugar and nutmeg into the bowl of your stand mixer. Mix on high for about 5-6 minutes or until the mixture doubles in volume and turns pale yellow. Add in the milk and heavy cream and mix for about two minutes. This will help with the thickness. Slowly add in the dark rum, and brandy (if you choose). Add vanilla extract, stir until mixed in. Chill, serve and enjoy!

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