Tom and Jerry
A warm and creamy, wintertime brandy cocktail served with a sprinkling of nutmeg or crushed peppermint candy.
12 ounces pasteurized refrigerated egg product
3/4 cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar - divided use
About 1 cup brandy
3 quarts whole milk
Ground nutmeg or peppermint candy, crushed for garnish
- In a large bowl, beat egg product on high speed 3 minutes or until frothy. Add confectioners’ sugar and 4 tablespoons of the brandy; beat 2 minutes longer. Refrigerate.
- In a large pot, bring milk to a simmer over low heat. Keep hot until ready to serve.
- To serve: Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of egg mixture into a mug or glass. Add 1 ounce brandy, then 1 cup hot milk. Stir, then add another tablespoon of egg mixture on top. Sprinkle with the nutmeg or peppermint candy.
Makes 6 or more servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.