Old Fashioned Eggnog Recipe

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Old Fashioned Eggnog
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  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup golden rum or 1 tbsp rum extract plus 1 cup water
  • garnish: nutnemg, cinnamon sticks


  1. Beat eggs until light and foamy. Add sugar amd salt. beating until thick.
  2. Combine egg mixture and 2 cups light cream in a large saucepan. Stirring constantly, cook over low heat until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon and reaches 160° on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in remaining light cream; add rum or extract and water. Chill several hours. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 187.37 Kcal (784 kJ)
Calories from fat 39.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.4g 7%
Cholesterol 163.68mg 55%
Sodium 256.84mg 11%
Potassium 61.7mg 1%
Total Carbs 10.44g 3%
Sugars 9.8g 39%
Protein 5.72g 11%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 24.9mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 204.7 Kcal (857 kJ)
Calories from fat 43.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.81g 7%
Cholesterol 178.82mg 55%
Sodium 280.59mg 11%
Potassium 67.41mg 1%
Total Carbs 11.41g 3%
Sugars 10.71g 39%
Protein 6.25g 11%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 27.2mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.1
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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