Eggnog is usually pulled out around Thanksgiving and enjoyed through the Christmas holidays, only to be shunned again until the next winter. We thought this supporting player deserved a starring role at our holiday tables this year. Here are a few breakfast and dessert ideas that use eggnog to add a flavorful twist on traditional recipes.
Eggnog French toast
A tasty twist on the a classic breakfast dish, this recipe uses eggnog in place of milk.
2 cup Shamrock Farms Eggnog
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp rum extract
18 slices firm white or whole wheat bread
3 tbsp. melted butter
- Grease two cookie sheets.
- Mix the eggs, Shamrock Farms Eggnog, sugar, nutmeg, vanilla and rum extract in a medium bowl until well blended.
- Cut each slice of bread diagonally, or with a decorative cutter. Dip each slice in egg mixture and place on prepared cookie sheets. Cover with foil.
- Freeze for one to two hours or until frozen.
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Remove bread slices from freezer and brush one side with melted butter.
- Place buttered side down on cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes.
- Brush top with butter and turn butter side down. Continue to bake until golden.
Not to be outdone by its sister breakfast treat, Eggnog French
toast, eggnog pancakes are a quick easy breakfast for busy mornings like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Nutmeg and cranberry sauce give them an extra twist of
flavor. See the recipe.
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