homemade eggnog

A warm rendition of a holiday classic, featuring a unique blend of hearty flavors with an intriguing citrus accent, from Mixologist Jeremy Strawn of Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room.
Ingredients (Serves 1)
  • 2 ounces spiced rum
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5 drops vanilla extract
  • burnt orange peel for garnish
  • Blend the egg and the simple syrup in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, over high heat, combine the heavy cream, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and nutmeg. Bring just to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and gradually temper the hot mixture into the egg and simple syrup mixture.
  • Return everything to the pot and cook until the mixture reaches 160 degrees F.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in the rum, and garnish with the orange peel.
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