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Homemade Eggnog


  • 1 pint whole milk
  • 4 eggs separated
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg plus more for garnishing
  • 3 ounces Bourbon optional


  • Beat egg yolks, 1/3 cup sugar, and nutmeg until creamy.
  • Add Bourbon and milk to egg mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until fluffy.
  • Beat heavy cream and remaining tablespoon of sugar until soft peaks form.
  • Fold egg whites and whipped cream into egg mixture.
  • Stir well and serve in mugs, garnishing with more nutmeg.