The Tom and Jerry is a warm, winter drink that is a variation of the classic egg nog. It's warmth and spice produce the perfect companion to warm your spirit during the cold winter months. Make it in larger batches to satisfy large groups for a traditional holiday gathering.
|3 separated eggs|
|3 tblsp powdered sugar|
|1/2 tsp ground allspice|
|1/2 tsp ground cinnamon|
|1/2 tsp ground cloves|
|1/2 oz brandy|
|1 oz dark rum|
|hot coffee (or water or milk)|
|1-2 dashes grated nutmeg|
Preparation: How to make a Tom and Jerry
- Beat egg whites to a stiff froth. Separately beat egg yolks until light in color, gradually add the powdered sugar and spices. Fold yolk mixture into whites.
- Pour mixture into a mug, add the brandy and the rum, and fill with your selected hot beverage.
- Stir well and top with nutmeg.