Tom and Jerry

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Tom and Jerry
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 4

A traditional holiday drink from the early 19th century, consider this the cousin to eggnog. Unlike most cocktails with raw egg, this one is served warm. Recipe by


  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) brandy, lukewarm
  • 3 cups hot milk
  • Freshly grated nutmeg


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  • 1
    In a large, clean bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks until light in color; gradually beat in the sugar, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves. Fold the yolk mixture into the whites.
  • 3
    Pour 2 tablespoons into four mugs each. Add 1 ounce brandy and 1 ounce dark rum to each mug.
  • 4
    Fill with hot milk. Stir well, and dust with nutmeg.

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