Holiday Drink Recipes
The Tom and Jerry drink is similar to eggnog and a favorite holiday treat. Try our favorite reader-submitted recipes.
Serve the frothy goodness of a Tom and Jerry drink for a special occasion.
Lowell and Edie Berlekamp, Ordinary, Virginia, would like the recipe for an eggnog-type drink known as Tom and Jerry, in which alcohol can be added if desired and is served hot. It’s best known as a Christmas holiday treat.
HOLIDAY DRINK RECIPES:
Lu-Ann Grube’s Tom and Jerry Drink Recipe
Alice Geiger’s Tom and Jerry Drink Recipe
A varied group of responses appeared in the mail, and several offered advice.
Donald Oswald, Haswell, Colorado, writes, “Follow the instructions carefully or the batter will create one lumpy drink. One word of caution: If you add the water before the whiskey, you will have a stringy drink. Also, these go down well on cold winter nights.”
Kathy Boston, Spring Lake, Michigan, says the secret to a delicious beverage is a stiff batter and a warm mug.
Jennifer Quail, Dowagiac, Michigan, sends this suggestion: “Modern bartender’s note: I would suggest either using freshly purchased eggs or pasteurized eggs. If they use store-bought eggs, coddle them first in a boiling water bath. DO NOT use egg substitutes.”
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