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Mama’s Eggnog

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 15


  • ½ pint bourbon
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • ½ gallon milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • pinch nutmeg (optional)


In a bowl beat the egg yolks with the ½ cup of sugar until thick. In another bowl beat the egg whites with ¼ cup of sugar until thick. In a third bowl beat the cream until thick. Add the cream to the yolk, fold in the egg whites, and add the milk, Bourbon, vanilla, and a pinch of nutmeg if desired. Chill in freezer before serving.

Serve Eggnog in a large punch bowl.

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