3 cinnamon sticks
1 vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed
1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish
5 eggs, separated
130g cup sugar
175ml Bacardi Dark Rum, or bourbon
In a saucepan, combine milk, cream, cinnamon, vanilla bean and seeds, and nutmeg.
Bring to the boil over a medium heat. Once boiling, remove from the heat and allow to steep.
In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat egg yolks and sugar until combined and thick ribbons form when the whisk is lifted.
Slowly whisk in milk. Continue to mix until combined and smooth.
Add bourbon or rum, and stir. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight
Before serving, beat egg whites in a large bowl or stand mixer until soft peaks form.
Gently fold egg whites into eggnog until combined.
Serve and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
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