The next time you have a cold or can’t sleep, consider trying this soothing hot punch. It is the perfect nightcap!
In a heatproof mixing bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until pale yellow. Gradually whisk in the hot milk. Pour the mixture into a heavy-bottomed saucepan or the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, over medium-low heat until the custard thickens enough to coat the back of the spoon. Stir in the rum and pour the ponche into cups or mugs. Sprinkle with nutmeg and serve.
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