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Modern Milk Punch


1 quart whole milk

1 cup half and half

1½ cups bourbon, whiskey or brandy

1 cup powdered sugar, sifted

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Ground nutmeg


  1. Put the milk, half-and-half, liquor, sugar and vanilla extract into a pitcher and stir well.
  2. Put the pitcher in the freezer and chill the milk until it is quite slushy, about three to four hours.
  3. Stir well and serve in pretty chilled glasses, garnished with a dash of nutmeg.