An indulgent Christmas drink with egg yolks and brandy from BBC Good Food magazine reader Annemie Buyck

  • Prep:10 mins
    plus chilling
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 335
  • fat 10g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 43g
  • sugars 43g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 7g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 397g can of condensed milk
  • 100ml brandy


  1. Put the sugar in a saucepan with 75ml water. Simmer until the sugar has dissolved, then cool and chill.

  2. Beat the yolks with the vanilla until smooth. Add the condensed milk, brandy and cooled sugar syrup, mixing well. Pour into a jug and chill for at least 2 hrs. Serve within 24 hrs, over ice.

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