Tom and Jerry Batter

From the kitchen of:
Review: 4.5/5
Makes a nicely buttery drink


12 eggs, separated
1/2 tsp salt
1 pound butter, room temperature
3 pounds confectioners' sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground allspice


1. Beat egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form.

2. Beat egg yolks to soft peaks in a separate bowl.

3. Beat the butter and confectioners' sugar in a large bowl until fluffy.

4. Add the egg yolks and vanilla to the butter mixture, mix.

5. Stir in nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and egg whites. Beat until well blended. Batter can be frozen of kept in refrigerator for several weeks.

6. To make a Tom and Jerry, heat a cup using hot water, then fill with spiced rum or brandy and stir in 1 heaping tablespoon of batter.

7. Warm milk, hot cocoa, or eggnog may also be used.

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