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Eggnog Custard Recipe

We give a twist to traditional eggnog by using it to make these individual, creamy custards.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups eggnog
  • 1/4 cup spiced rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks and sugar. In a small saucepan, heat eggnog over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Remove from the heat; stir a small amount of eggnog into egg yolk mixture. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Stir in the rum, vanilla and salt.
  • 2. Transfer to six 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Place ramekins in a baking pan; add 1 in. of boiling water to pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until centers are just set (mixture will jiggle). Remove ramekins from water bath; cool for 10 minutes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 209 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 5 g protein.