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Dark Chocolate Cinnamon Easter Eggnog

 
One serving costs about $1.4

$1.40 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 easter,christmas,gluten-free,gluten free beverage,drink southern
spoonacular Score:32%

Spoonacular Score: 32%

 

You can never have too many Southern recipes, so give Dark Chocolate Cinnamon Easter Eggnog a try. One portion of this dish contains approximately 10g of protein, 40g of fat, and a total of 661 calories. For $1.4 per serving, you get a beverage that serves 4. 7 people have tried and liked this recipe. Christmas will be even more special with this recipe. This recipe from Foodista requires egg yolks, heavy whipping cream, , and chocolate liqueur. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 32%. Similar recipes are Decadent Dark Chocolate Easter Brownies, Dark Chocolate Chunk Eggnog Cookies, and Dark Chocolate Chunk Eggnog Cookies.

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Zinfandelic Sierra Foothills Old Vine Zinfandel

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
4  egg yolks
egg yolks
2 cups
2 cups milk
milk
1 cup
1 cup granulated sugar
granulated sugar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups dark chocolate
dark chocolate
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps dark unsweetened cocoa powder
dark unsweetened cocoa powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cinnamon
cinnamon
1 cup
1 cup heavy whipping cream
heavy whipping cream
0.25 cups
0.25 cups chocolate
chocolate
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla
vanilla
4  egg yolks
4
egg yolks
2 cups milk
2 cups
milk
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup
granulated sugar
0.25 cups dark chocolate
0.25 cups
dark chocolate
2 Tbsps dark unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Tbsps
dark unsweetened cocoa powder
0.25 tsps cinnamon
0.25 tsps
cinnamon
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup
heavy whipping cream
0.25 cups chocolate
0.25 cups
chocolate
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp
vanilla

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together egg yolks, milk, sugar, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and cinnamon. When mixture is well combined and just starts to boil and bubble, remove from heat. Pour mixture in a bowl over an ice bath and whisk for several minutes until cool. Whisk in cream, liqueur, and vanilla. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon if desired. Makes 4 (about 1-cup servings) SNAPPY TIPS: Make sure you whisk the egg yolks and liquids well while over the heat so that the eggs dont curdle. SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: If you dont like dark chocolate you could use original unsweetened cocoa powder, and substitute your favorite chopped chocolate for the chopped dark chocolate. You can also substitute any liqueur for the chocolate liqueur.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.40
Ingredient
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
1 cup granulated sugar
¼ cups dark chocolate
2 tablespoons dark unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ teaspoons cinnamon
1 cup heavy whipping cream
¼ cups chocolate
1 teaspoon vanilla
Price
$0.96
$0.66
$0.28
$1.22
$0.16
$0.02
$1.29
$0.70
$0.30
$5.59

Tips

Health Tips

  • Egg yolks are high in cholesterol, leading some people to recommend eating only egg whites or limiting egg consumption to one egg per day. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • There are two types of cinnamon. The more expensive and rarer type is Ceylon cinnamon (considered to be "true cinnamon"). The cinnamon most common in North America is cassia cinnamon. Though the flavor is certainly similar, Ceylon cinnamon is said to be more subtle yet also more complex.

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
660 Calories
9g Protein
39g Total Fat
71g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
660
33%

Fat
39g
61%

  Saturated Fat
22g
142%

Carbohydrates
71g
24%

  Sugar
64g
72%

Cholesterol
289mg
96%

Sodium
88mg
4%

Alcohol
0.34g
2%

Caffeine
21mg
7%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
9g
19%

Phosphorus
277mg
28%

Vitamin A
1336IU
27%

Vitamin B2
0.42mg
25%

Selenium
16µg
24%

Calcium
215mg
22%

Manganese
0.4mg
20%

Copper
0.4mg
20%

Vitamin D
2µg
20%

Vitamin B12
1µg
17%

Magnesium
67mg
17%

Iron
2mg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Fiber
2g
11%

Potassium
376mg
11%

Folate
35µg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.11mg
7%

Vitamin B6
0.13mg
7%

Vitamin K
3µg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.39mg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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