Eggnog with a flavorful harvest twist, this indulgent drink makes enough to serve a crowd.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Extra Time: 2 hrs
Yield: 12 x approx. 3/4 cup servings
COOKED METHOD: Whisk eggs and milk in large heavy saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture coats a metal spoon. DO NOT BOIL. Remove from heat. Place pan in a large bowl of ice water and stir frequently 5 minutes.
Stir in Equal, pumpkin, vanilla, and ground cinnamon. (If adding alcohol, add 3 cups spiced rum.**)
Cover and chill eggnog mixture at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with ground nutmeg just before serving.
ALTERNATE NON-COOK METHOD: Separate eggs from egg whites and refrigerate egg whites. Beat yolks until creamy. Gradually add 1 cup Equal, beating until thick.
Stir in milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and pumpkin to form a mixture. (If adding alcohol, add 3 cups spiced rum.**)
Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Remove egg whites from the refrigerator and beat until soft peaks form. Add remaining Equal, beating into stiff peaks. Stir slowly chilled mixture into egg whites. Garnish with ground nutmeg.
* If preferred, can replace Equal® Spoonful with either 48 packets Equal Sweetener, or, with 2 cups sugar.
** Alcoholic Option: Add 3 cups spiced rum to either prep method.
Alcohol and regular sugar are not included in the nutritional analysis.