Light Nutella Eggnog

Serves about 6. Recipe inspired by Food Network.
Prep time: >5 minutes
Cook time: About 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Heat 1 1/2 cups milk in a medium size saucepan. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Add the pods and seeds to the milk. Bring to a simmer and let thicken, about 6 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk eggs, egg yolk, sugar and flour/cornstarch together until fully mixed. Once milk mixture has thickened, add it to the bowl of egg mixture. Carefully whisk them together. Immediately pour the egg/milk mixture back into the saucepan. Let simmer again until thick, stirring constantly) until mixture thicks to the back of a spoon), or about 6 – 8 minutes. *Do not skip the stirring part, otherwise the mixture will congele.
  3. Once thickened, remove from the heat and stir in the cream to stop the cooking. Whisk in the Nutella until fully mixed. Place eggnog on an ice bath, whisking constantly, until cooled. *Do not skip this part either, or else the mixture will thicken too quick into a pudding like substance. Once chilled, whisk in rum and serve!

Nutritional information per serving (about 1/2 cup):

Calories: 164.5
Fat: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 10.3 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Protein: 5 grams
Weight Watchers Points:  3

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