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grandpa's alcoholic eggnog (Flemish style)

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • time in the frigde until set. Can be different each time
  • Easy
  • Makes 1 big jar of +/- 1 liter
Original recipe on a small paper by my father. This recipe has been made for years in our family and I like to share it.


  • 8 egg yolks
  • 2 cans of condensed sugared milk (+/- 397 g each)
  • 200 ml alcohol 94° or liquor with high %
  • 250 ml white sugar syrup (or sugar cane syrup)
  • 15 drops of vanilla essence or rhum


  • STEP 1
    mix the yolks until they look pale yellow (rubban)
  • STEP 2
    add the cans of condensed milk constantly stirring.
  • STEP 3
    Add the alchohol or liquor.
  • STEP 4
    Add sugar syrup carefully (keep stirring)
  • STEP 5
    Add essence (vanilla or rhum or both)
  • STEP 6
    Pour in a glass jar and let it rest in the fridge until thickend. Store in the fridge.
  • STEP 7
    This eggnog is eaten with a spoon out of small glasses. You can also put it on icecream, cakes... Pour it in small glass jars as a Christmas present Use the egg whites to make a big Pavlova, or small meringue tarts When kept in the fridge it will last a few weeks. If you don't have any vanilla (rhum) essence you can add a glass of rhum, whisky to the alcohol. But than use a little less alcohol.

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