Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Decadent! But what a nice holiday dessert!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Heat eggnog and half & half in a saucepan over med-low heat just to the boiling point. Set pan aside. Turn heat to low.
  3. In a mixing bowl whisk together, or use an electric mixer to mix the sugar and eggs, both whole and yolks, until light and frothy.
  4. Slowly add the hot eggnog mixture to the egg mixture. Mix well. Pouring hot custard through a strainer. Add back into saucepan and set over low heat.
  5. Stir mixture over low heat with a wooden spoon until it coats the back of the spoon. Stir in extract.
  6. Pour custard evenly among cups or ramekins and set these in a larger baking pan.
  7. Pour hot water into the baking pan until it reaches 2/3 of the way up the sides of the cups. Place baking pan in oven.
  8. Bake for about 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of custards comes out clean.
  9. Remove baking pan from oven and then remove cooked custards from the pan. Allow to cool slightly. Cover each with plastic wrap or foil and chill a few hours.
  10. To Serve with Brulee Crust: Turn oven to broil. Sprinkle a layer of brown sugar over each custard and place under broiler until sugar caramelizes. Keep a watch so as not to burn. Serve immediately.

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