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Creamy Eggnog

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 10
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A rich holiday classic made even better with a soft custard base.

Ingredients

Soft Custard

3
eggs, slightly beaten
1/3
cup granulated sugar
Dash salt
2 1/2
cups milk
1
teaspoon vanilla

Eggnog

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup light rum
1
or 2 drops yellow food color, if desired
Ground nutmeg

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, stir eggs, granulated sugar and salt until well mixed. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture just coats a metal spoon; remove from heat. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Place saucepan in cold water until custard is cool. (If custard curdles, beat vigorously with hand beater until smooth.) Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 Just before serving, in chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Gently stir 1 cup of the whipped cream, the rum and food color into custard.
  • 3 Pour custard mixture into small punch bowl. Drop remaining whipped cream in mounds onto custard mixture. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve immediately. Store in refrigerator up to 2 days.

Expert Tips

Rum is the most common spirit found in eggnog recipes, but whiskey and brandy have also played a part in this traditional holiday drink.

To substitute for the rum, use 2 tablespoons rum extract and 1/3 cup milk instead.

Nutmeg is the classic spice used in eggnog, but you can sprinkle with cinnamon instead, if you prefer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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