Marcus Whitman Hotel's Eggnog

Truly tasty and fluffy eggnog is made with whipped cream folded into the mix.

Servings: 1 quart

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Pair With: the Marcus Whitman Hotel Pumpkin Cheesecake.

Source: Recipe and photo courtesy the Marcus Whitman Hotel and the Marc Restaurant.

INGREDIENTS

6 eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 quart milk, in two parts
1 cup heavy cream
*optional: alcohol, such as rum or bourbon

DIRECTIONS

In a saucepan, whisk eggs, sugar, spices, and salt until light and fluffy. Add 1 pint of the milk. Cook over low heat until the temperature is 160 degrees [just below a simmer]. Pour in a bowl over an ice bath. Stir in vanilla and remaining 1 pint of milk. Chill thoroughly. When ready to serve, whip the heavy cream until it will form stiff peaks. Whisk into the cooled mixture. Stir in alcohol of choice if desired.

Chef's Notes:

Truly tasty and fluffy eggnog is made with whipped cream folded into the mix.



Recipe Courtesy Of

Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center

Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center is a storied landmark gathering place for the local community and visitors alike.