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New Orleans Creole Eggnog

Ingredients

  • 30 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon Angostura bitters
  • 1 cup bourbon or blended whiskey
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dark rum
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle almond-flavored liqueur, such as Amaretto
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle brandy

Glass

New Orleans Creole Eggnog Glass

Preparation instructions:

  1. Beat the eggs with the white sugar, and light and dark brown sugars in a stand mixer until completely blended. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl. Stir in the allspice, mace, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  2. Pour the bitters, bourbon, rum, almond-flavored liqueur, and brandy into a large, 4 gallon bowl or food safe bucket. Stir in the egg mixture until thoroughly blended. Pour in the heavy cream and continue stirring. Divide into smaller containers and refrigerate. Shake or stir the containers 2 to 4 times each day for 30 days.

Original recipe makes 48 servings