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Costa Rican-Style Eggnog recipe

Costa Rican-Style Eggnog.

Popular throughout Latin America, thisholiday Costa Rican-Style Eggnog is traditionally served at Christmastimeand to ring in the New Year. Generously spiked with dark rumand flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg, it is especially festivewhen garnished with a bit of grated coconut or a sprinkle ofnutmeg. For a unique hostess gift, pour the chilled eggnog intoa pretty bottle tied with a ribbon.

Recipe: Costa Rican-StyleEggnog

3 large egg yolks1/2 cup granulated sugar2 (12-ounce) cans NESTL ® CARNATION®Evaporated Milk1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg3 whole cloves1/2 cup rum or 1 tablespoon rum extract

  • Whisk yolks and sugar together in medium,heavy-duty saucepan. Stir in evaporated milk, cinnamon, nutmegand cloves. Cook over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, stirringconstantly, until mixture reaches 160º F. (do not boil)and is thick enough to coat a metal spoon with a thin film. Removefrom heat.
  • Cover; refrigerate until thoroughly chilled,at least 3 hours or overnight. Remove cloves; discard. Stir inrum. Using a funnel, pour mixture into glass bottle with cap.Keep refrigerated for up to 7 days.

    Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings.

    Tips: Recipe can easily be doubled. Morespices can be added to taste. If you like it sweeter, add moresugar.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8of recipe): Calories: 220 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 5 g Cholesterol: 105 mg Sodium: 90 mg Carbohydrates:21 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 21 g Protein: 7 g

    Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and, used with permission.

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