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  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 20


What happens when eggnog meets cappuccino? Find out when you make this recipe. You don't even need an espresso machine!


  • 6 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups hot espresso coffee
  • 1 cup coffee liqueur or brandy
  • 2 cups whipping (heavy) cream
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • Ground cinnamon


  • Stir together eggs, granulated sugar and salt in heavy Dutch oven.
  • Gradually stir in milk.
  • Cook over low heat 15 to 20 minutes, stirring constantly, just until mixture coats a metal spoon; remove from heat.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Stir together coffee and liqueur.
  • Gradually stir coffee mixture into egg mixture; keep warm.
  • Just before serving, beat whipping cream and brown sugar in chilled large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff.
  • Gently stir 2 cups of the whipped cream into egg mixture.
  • Pour into mugs. Top with dollops of remaining whipped cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Immediately refrigerate any remaining nog.
  • Prep Time:20 min
  • Start to Finish:40 min
  • Makes:16 servings (about 3/4 cup each)

Categories: Beverage  Coffee 

Author Credit: Betty Crocker

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