Creme Brûlée Eggnog
What’s rich, creamy, deeply caramelised and smells just like Christmas? If you didn’t guess right, I’ll help you out: it’s creme brûlée eggnog. You’ll be hooked from the first sip, after sip, after sip…
It’s officially open season on festive food! The festive season is well underway and we have you sorted this year. This delicious eggnog is the perfect way to kick off the holidays.
So what is eggnog? In short, it’s essentially a drinkable custard spiked with rum and jazzed up with spices. This creme brûlée eggnog version is utterly addictive, uses 9 simple ingredients, and takes under 30 minutes to make.
The burnt honey in this recipe shines in this velvety smooth eggnog. Take honey to the point it just starts to smoke, add water to stop the cooking, and you end up with bitter notes. This balances the rich flavours and sweetness, so you’ll want to come back for more.
If you try this recipe, let us know how it goes! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag your photo #theculinarycartel on Instagram so we can see what you come up with. See our Instagram recipe video here. Happy cooking!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I make this alcohol-free?
Yes, you can make an alcohol-free version, simply leave out the rum and up the vanilla to taste.
Can I use other spices?
Yes, you can use other classic Christmas spices like nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.