White House Eggnog

The story is that the following is the eggnog prepared for President and Mrs. Clinton while they were in the White House.

I've tried it and verified that this recipe is too good not to share.

  • 5 egg yolks

  • 5 egg whites

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar

  • 3/4 cup bourbon

  • 3/4 cup cognac/brandy

  • 3/4 cup dark rum

  • 1 quart milk (up to 1 1/2 quart -- to taste)

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pint heavy cream

  • 2 dashes nutmeg

  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

Combine yolks and sugar in bowl and beat to ribbon stage.

Add bourbon, congnac and rum to yolk mixture -- Set aside

Whip egg whites and salt to stiff peak

Whip cream to medium peaks

Fold whipped egg whites and cream together

Combine egg whites/cream mixture with yolk-liquor mixture

Add milk and stir well

Add nutmeg and vanilla

Store and serve very cold - blend well bevore serving.

Happy New Year and enjoy!