Eggnog

Recipe by Alicia Walton, Seastar, San Francisco.

Serves 2
3 egg yolks (save the whites)
600ml whole milk
120ml double cream
6 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
<1/4 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Pinch of fresh ground black pepper (optional)
85ml Black Cow Vodka

 

Whip egg yolks with a blender until light and frothy, and add 3 tablespoon of sugar until soft peaks form. 
Add milk, cream, vanilla & almond, and blend on medium speed for 1 minute. Add nutmeg, cinnamon, salt & pepper and continue blending for a few moments. 
Add vodka to mix and set aside. 

Optional: whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Blend in sugar until peaks become a bit firmer.  Add this to eggnog mix and whisk together, along with Black Cow Vodka. Pour into two glasses, garnish with fresh nutmeg and enjoy with your favourite person!  

Jemma Moran