Rich and Creamy Eggnog

This thick, creamy eggnog can also serve as dessert. For a slightly slimmer version, use nonfat or low-fat milk.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 10

4
cups milk
1
(3.4-oz.) pkg. vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1
(8-oz.) carton (1 cup) refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product, thawed
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
teaspoon rum extract or 1/4 cup light rum
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
Whipped cream, if desired
Nutmeg, if desired

  • 1 In large bowl, combine 2 cups of the milk and pudding mix; beat 1 minute or until smooth. Add remaining 2 cups milk, egg product, vanilla, rum extract, salt and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg; beat well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Serve topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Expert Tips

Rich And Creamy Eggnog will be welcomed by a holiday hostess. Offer to bring it to a dinner or appetizer party. Make the nog and place it in a pretty holiday pitcher. Bring along festive plastic or glass cups to serve the eggnog. Let those who ask know that even though the flavor is as delicious as old-fashioned eggnog, this eggnog has less fat and calories, and because it uses pasteurized egg product instead of raw eggs, it is safe to drink.

Eggnog Nog is an old English word for a strong ale. Since eggs were an important part of this creamy ale punch, the rum-laced drink became known as eggnog.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
130
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
18mg
18%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.