Main Ingredient: Sugar Cuisine: American
4 cups milk
2 tsp + Â½ tsp vanilla extract
12 egg yolks
4 cups light cream
Â½ tsp ground nutmeg
5 whole cloves
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 Â½ cup sugar
2 Â½ cups rum
Step 1Set the stove to low heat. Put the saucepan on. Combine milk, cloves, 1½ tsp vanilla and cinnamon in the saucepan. Slowly bring to a boil with the low heat.
Step 2Mix the egg yolks and sugar until fluffy. Whisk in the hot milk, but temper the egg first by slowly putting about half a cup of milk into the beaten egg. And then slowly pour the rest of the egg mixture into the saucepan. Stir constantly and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until thick.
Step 3Transfer the mixture through a strainer to get rid of the cloves.
Step 4Cool for about an hour. Mix in the rum, the rest of the vanilla and the nutmeg. Refrigerate.