Nina Compton’s
Milk Punch

Nina Compton’s Milk Punch
Photo by Gabrielle Geiselman

Food Culture of the South

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serves 16

  • 11 ounces El Dorado 5-year rum
  • 11 ounces Chairman’s Reserve rum
  • 40 ounces whole milk                 
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans evaporated milk
  • 1 quart cream
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 20-24 dashes Angostura Bitters
  1. Combine first five ingredients in a large container. Separate eggs, reserving whites. Place egg yolks in a blender and blend together. Slowly add sugar and bitters and blend until yolks start to stiffen. Fold into liquid mixture until incorporated.
  2. Place reserved egg whites in blender and blend until peaks form, then fold into punch mixture and bottle. Serve chilled.


  • Recipe from Nina Compton of Compère Lapin, New Orleans

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