Eggnog Pudding

Scotsburn EggnogWe got some different eggnog this weekend to try and I suggested that I would make something unusual with by making an eggnog pudding. This is a quick an easy recipe that tastes great.

Update: November 2012

It is now a year since I first started to make my eggnog puddings and I have discovered a few things. The eggnog I like to drink the best is the mildest tasting one and when I use that to make puddings, they turn out very bland almost just like vanilla puddings.

Farmers EggnogThe eggnog that has more flavor makes the best puddings that have a distinctive taste.

This recipe basically can be used for any liquid you want to turn into a pudding: milk, chocolate milk (to make it more chocolaty add 2 Tablespoons of cocoa or carob), eggnog, soy milk, almond milk or any other kind of milk. I also use fruit juices, especially the ones that have vegetable mixed in with them, for these only use 1 Tablespoon sweetener. They make delightful desserts.

My Eggnog Pudding Recipe

This will make 5 half cup portions:

  • 2 cups eggnog or fruit juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon tapioca flour or cornstarch
  • 1-2 Tablespoons sugar (use only 1 Tablespoon for fruit juice puddings)
  • Put eggnog or other liquid in a pan
  • Add eggs
  • Add sugar
  • Add tapioca
  • mix with a whisk
  • Cooking on stove top
    • Put pan on burner, start on high until the mix starts to warm up and keep on stirring, then reduce heat and keep on stirring until it comes to a boil.
    • You can let it cool off, or I just pour it into 5-6 containers, put a lid on them and place in the fridge.
    • It tastes yummy warm, but I prefer it cold.
  • Cooking in microwave
    • Use a glass microwave container and cook in increments of 1 minutes, stir, another minute, stir until I comes to a boil.
    • Now follow the instructions above

 

 


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