From, "Atlanta Cooknotes," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.


  • 5 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 quart milk
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon brandy, bourbon, or sherry


With an electric beater, beat eggs for one minute.  In top of double boiler, combine eggs with other ingredients.  Do not heat milk first.  Cook over, not in, simmering water, stirring constantly until mixture coats spoon.  Cool and beat again with electric beater at medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes.  Pour into a 6-cup bowl or individual dishes; chill three hours.

SERVES: 4 - 6

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