Parsee Egg Nog Cocktail



  • 1/2 Star Anise
  • 1 Green Cardamom crushed
  • 1/2 inch Sri Lankan Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Sugar (or to taste)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 2 Eggs separated
  • Vanilla (optional)
  • Brandy to taste


  1. In a saucepan boil the water, sugar, star anise, cardamom and cinnamon stick for 5 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is sticky.
  2. Set aside to cool.
  3. Beat the egg yolks until thick and pale.
  4. Combine the milk, vanilla essence, brandy and spiced sugar syrup in a separate bowl and whisk together.
  5. Add the milk mixture to the egg yolks whisking well. In a separate bowl with a clean whisk beat the egg whites until stiff and fold through the milk mixture.
  6. Chill and serve garnished with ground cinnamon.