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Egg Nog

For this recipe you will need:

  • 2 qts milk, divided
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups dark rum or 2 additional cups milk and 1 tb rum flavoring
  • 1 qt vanilla ice cream
  • Ground nutmeg

To prepare this recipe:

Several hours or day before serving, in 3-quart saucepan, combine 1 quart milk and gelatin. Set aside 5 minutes for gelatin to soften. Heat mixture to boiling, stirring constantly, over medium heat.

In medium bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Add sugar and beat until thick. Gradually beat in hot milk mixture; return to pan and heat, stirring almost to a boil. When mixture coats spoon, remove pan from heat and stir in remaining 1 quart milk. Refrigerate until well chilled.

Stir rum or rum-flavored milk into chilled milk mixture. Spoon softened ice cream into large punch bowl. Pour milk mixture over ice cream; stir together with wire whisk. Sprinkle with nutmeg. To serve, ladle into punch cups and sprinkle with more nutmeg.

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