To beaten eggs add sugar
and salt. Mix and set aside.
Scald milk mixture (or
half & half) over medium heat, stirring constantly. DO NOT BOIL.
add egg and sugar mixture to hot milk/cream. Cook until mixture thickens
to the consistency of heavy cream, and will lightly coat a spoon.
Remove from heat. Let
stand 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla, mixing well.
Chill and have cold when
Note: if you want this
to taste like eggnog, add nutmeg when you stir in vanilla or, sprinkle
a bit on top of each glass before serving. Cinnamon sprinkled on top is
good, too. For an extra touch, top with whipped cream, sprinkled with
Makes 6-8 (8-ounce) glasses.
recipe from www.inmamaskitchen.com
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