homemade eggnog with maple syrup and fresh nutmeg

A rich and creamy medley from black-eyed suzie's upstate, chilled to perfection.
Ingredients (Serves 4)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 quart whole milk, old fashioned - preferably Ronnybrook Farm Dairy's Creamline Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 ounces bourbon (optional)
  • Separate the egg yolks and whites. Beat the egg yolk with the maple syrup and vanilla.
  • Beat the milk into the egg yolk mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until they are frothy, and add them into the bowl with the milk mixture. Beat to incorporate.
  • Add the freshly grated nutmeg and bourbon to the mixture. Stir to combine.
  • Chill for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Serve!
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