The Deen Bros. Lighter Eggnog

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The Deen Bros. Lighter Eggnog

By Jamie and Bobby Deen

302 Fewer Calories
17 g Less Fat


2 cups whole milk
2 (1-ounce) packages instant sugar-free vanilla pudding
6 cups low-fat (1%) milk
3 tablespoons light rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for serving
1/4 cup reduced-fat half-and half


Whisk together the whole milk and instant pudding in a large bowl until blended and smooth. Gradually whisk in the low-fat milk, rum or rum extract, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 8 hours or overnight.

Just before serving, stir in the half-and-half until blended. Ladle into cups and sprinkle with more nutmeg if desired.

Per Serving (1/2 cup): 70 Cal; 4 g Protein; 2 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 1 g Mono Fat; 7 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 7 g Sugar; 150 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 63 mg Sodium; 8 mg Cholesterol

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: none
Difficulty: easy
Yield: 8 cups

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen:  Mama’s Eggnog

Lightened Up recipe courtesy of The Deen Brothers and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen.

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