Spiced Eggnog

Spiced Eggnog

Want to make this Spiced Eggnog kid friendly? Omit the bourbon and stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla.

Spiced Eggnog
Makes about 8 servings
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  1. 4 cups whole milk
  2. 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  3. 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved
  4. 3 cinnamon sticks
  5. 1 teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg
  6. 6 large egg yolks
  7. ¾ cup sugar
  8. ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  9. ½ cup bourbon, or to taste
  10. Garnish: sweetened whipped cream, ground cinnamon, grated fresh nutmeg
  1. In a large saucepan, bring milk, cream, vanilla bean and seeds, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat; cover and let steep for 
10 minutes. Discard cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar, and salt. Whisk about 1 cup hot milk mixture into 
egg yolk mixture. Whisk yolk mixture into milk mixture in pan.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bourbon. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with whipped cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg, if desired.
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