Gogol Mogol – Eggnog

This egg dessert, a Russian version of zabaglione, was held in high esteem by the famous singer Feodor Shaliapin (1873-1938) as the best way to lubricate his vocal chords.


12 egg yolks
9 Tbs sugar
2 Tbs Cognac
1 Tbs orange liqueur
1 Tbs lemon juice


  • Whisk the egg yolk and sugar.Add the Cognac, liqueur, and lemon juice and beat the mixture well for as long as it takes to achieve a thick consistency.
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and serve in dessert bowls.