What about the name — eggnog? the term is a combination of two colonial slang words rum was referred to as grog and bartenders served it in small wooden mugs called noggins. The drink first became known as egg-n-grog and later as eggnog. From 18th century, the eggnog became a part of tradition.
Throughout Canada and the United States, eggnog is traditionally consumed over Christmas season every year, from late November until the end of the holiday season. Eggnog has also gained popularity in Australia.A variety called Ponche Crema has been made and consumed in Venezuela and Trinidad since the 1900s, also as part of the Christmas season.
Holiday eggnog ! Simple and easy.
2 Cups milk (your favourite milk)
1/3 Cup Honey or Maple Syrup
3 Egg Yolks
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
1/2 Tsp Nutmeg
1/8 Tsp Rum Extract (optional)
A pinch of Dry ginger powder and a crushed clove( optional)
Beat the eggs well add milk then add all ingredients beat well and serve. If you don't like eating raw eggs, add warm milk or heat this in a slow flame. Don't over cook.