Jack Scalfani shows his Christmas spirit with a simple Eggnog recipe.
Here is the recipe:
6 large eggs
3/4 cup vanilla sugar (or 3/4 sugar and 1/3 tsp of vanilla extract)
1 quart half and half (half milk / half cream)
1 cup brandy
2 cups dark rum ( I only did 1 cup and it was perfect)
in a large bowl, beac eggs until pale yellow and slightly frothy.
Add sugar and half and half and stir until well blended.
Add brandy and rum and stir.
Transfer to a large pitcher and chill for at least 3 hours.
Vanilla Sugar recipe is this:
I vanilla bean split lengthwise
I cup of sugar
put vanilla bean inside sugar inside a sealed container for at least 2 days to allow vanilla to infuse sugar with flavor. Done.