Rampope (Mexican Eggnog)

Rampope (Mexican Eggnog)
Contributor
shutterstock.com

Rampope

Rampope is Mexican eggnog that hails from Puebla, Mexico. It is enjoyed on holidays such as Cinco de Mayo and Christmas. It is traditionally spiked with rum. This recipe follows tradtion, resulting in a strong, sweet beverage that'll make it hard to stop with one glass! 

4
Servings
250
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 quart whole milk
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • 1 (3 inch) piece Mexican cinnamon
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 Cup rum
  • 1 Teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

Combine milk, sugar, baking soda, and cinnamon in a large pot over medium-high heat. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. 

Whisk egg yolks in a heat-proof bowl. In a slow and steady stream, add about 1 cup of the milk mixture to the eggs, whisking continuously. 

Return the milk-yolk mixture to the pot and cook over low heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until the consistency is that of half and half. 

Remove from heat immediately and transfer contents to a bowl. Keep bowl chilled over an ice bath. 

Discard the cinnamon and whisk in rum and vanilla extract.

Chill completely before serving. 

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
2g
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
42g
32%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
440mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
5mg
1%
Sodium, Na
286mg
19%
Water
20g
1%

Ramp Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Ramp Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.