This competition is now closed Eggnog 40 minutes serves 8 Easy Put a rosy glow in your cheeks with this classic winter cocktail, made with egg yolks, sugar, cream, sherry, rum and plenty of fresh nutmeg By Hannah Guinness October 27, 2020 at 5:08 pm Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Email to a friend Advertisement Try our warming eggnog recipe, then check out our mulled beer and more Christmas cocktails. Advertisement Ingredients egg yolks 3 caster sugar 50g single cream 700ml vanilla extract 1 tsp ground nutmeg or cinnamon a generous pinch, plus extra to serve cream sherry 75ml rum 50ml Method Step 1 Whisk together the eggs and sugar in a jug or bowl. Heat the cream in a pan and add the vanilla and nutmeg. Cook gently over a medium-low heat and bring the mixture to just below the boil. Step 2 Pour the cream over the egg and sugar mixture, and whisk really well. Pour back into the pan over a low heat and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened slightly. Step 3 Remove from the heat and stir in the booze. Serve warm in mugs, or chill and serve over ice, with a grating of extra nutmeg over the top. We've got more winter cocktail ideas here Tags Cream Nutmeg Rum sherry Easy serves 8 Christmas Advertisement You may also like Entertain Christmas godfather Drink Tequila Mockingbird Entertain Blackberry whisky Guides Best Christmas gifts for foodies Cocktails and drinks How to make a martini Cocktails and drinks PX Manhattan Drink Best bottled cocktails Drink Easy summer cocktail recipes Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings Thanks! Enjoy cooking, eating and exploring! Already have an account with us? Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences Sign in Register Sign me up! By entering your details, you are agreeing to olive magazine terms and conditions. You can unsubscribe at any time.