Egg Nogg

A cup of frothy white liquid with nutmeg sprinkled on top

Egg Nogg (1879)

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Common sense in the household: a manual of practical housewifery, 1879


  • 6 eggs—whites and yolks beaten separately and very stiff
  • 1 quart rich milk
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 pint best brandy
  • Flavor with nutmeg


Stir the yolks into the milk with the sugar, which should first be beaten with the yolks. Next comes the brandy. Lastly whip in the whites of three eggs.

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