The sweet flavor of bourbon pairs perfectly with creamy eggnog, and is topped with a delectable strip of maple candied bacon. The rim of the mug is dipped in a delicious mixture of brown sugar, natural cane sugar and nutmeg for a sweet spicy accent with every sip.
1teaspoonnatural sugarcane crystals or Demerara sugar
1teaspoon brown sugar
1/4teaspoonground nutmegplus extra for sprinkling
1ouncebourbon or whiskey
1stripMaple Candied Bacon (see Notes below)
Combine the natural sugar, brown sugar and nutmeg and spread out in a small saucer. Dip your finger in water and run it around the edge of the mug or glass to moisten. Dip the edge of the mug or glass in the sugar mixture.
Carefully pour the eggnog in the mug or glass, and add the bourbon.
Stir gently with a long handled spoon until blended. Sprinkle with grated nutmeg and serve.
Note: Here's the link to the Maple Candied Bacon recipe.Leftover bourbon eggnog can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.