Orange Kissed Chocolate Eggnog

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Total Time
28mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
8 mins

A twist on the classic eggnog that is traditionally served around the holidays. Here, the classic flavor combination of orange and chocolate intermingle and a touch of spices is also here for added flavor.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 4 cups milk
  • 12 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 12 egg yolks
  • 34 cup granulated sugar
  • 34 cup brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 1 34 cups rum (light or dark)
  • 34 cup orange liqueur (use Grand Marnier, or Cointreau, if these are unavailable, use Triple Sec)
  • 1 12 cups unsweetened cocoa powder (use bittersweet or semisweet) or 1 12 cups dark chocolate squares, melted (use bittersweet or semisweet)
  • 4 cups light cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 t orange extract, orange peel and cinnamon in a saucepan, and heat over lowest setting for 5 minutes. Slowly bring milk mixture to a boil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Whisk together until fluffy. Whisk hot milk mixture slowly into the eggs.
  3. Pour mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes, or until thick. Do not allow mixture to boil. Let cool for about an hour.
  4. Stir in rum, orange liqueur, cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and nutmeg. Refrigerate overnight before serving.