• AMERICAN HERITAGE<sup>®</sup> Chocolate Spiced Egg Nog

    AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Spiced Egg Nog

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    Nothing quite says holiday like a cup of egg nog laced with nutmeg, yes? Yes!
    Recipe Yield: 6 Cups

    • 1/3 cup American Heritage® Finely Grated Chocolate Drink
    • 4 cups Whole Milk
    • 2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
    • 2 Cinnamon sticks
    • 6 Egg Yolks
    • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
    • 2/3 cup Brandy, optional
    • 2/3 cups Heavy Cream, whipped
    • Grated Nutmeg
    • Ground Cayenne Pepper, optional
    Step 1

    Combine milk, sugar and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat.

    Step 2

    In a separate bowl, whisk egg yolks and with 1/4 cup of hot milk mixture to temper.

    Step 3

    Return saucepan with hot milk-sugar mixture to the heat. Whisking mixture constantly, slowly pour in tempered yolk mixture. Whisk mixture constantly until a light simmer. Remove pan immediately from the heat.

    Step 4

    Add grated AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate and vanilla to the saucepan. Stir until it melts and blend. Add brandy if desired.

    Step 5

    Remove cinnamon sticks. Pour eggnog into mugs and top with a dollop of whipped cream, grating of nutmeg and a tiny sprinkle of cayenne if desired.

    Step 6

    Serve hot or cold.

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