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Foamy Egg Nog

An egg nog can be made foamy and light by separating the eggs and beating the yolks and whites separately. Either cream or milk may be used for this drink, and it may be flavored with vanilla or fruit juice, as preferred. A small piece of red jelly beaten into the egg white makes this drink very attractive; or, jelly may be used as a flavoring and beaten with the ingredients.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream or milk
  • 2 tablespoons fruit juice or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Separate the yolks and whites of the eggs. Mix the yolks with the sugar, cream or milk, and the fruit juice or vanilla and beat thoroughly. Beat the whites stiff and fold into the first mixture, retaining a tablespoonful of the beaten white. Pour into a tall glass, put the remaining white on top, and serve.


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Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Volume 5.

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