Leftover Eggnog? 10 Delicious Uses

Leftover Eggnog? 10 Delicious Uses

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Emily Han
Dec 5, 2012
Got leftover eggnog? Whether it's store-bought or homemade, spiked or vegan, there are so many ways to enjoy its rich, sweet, nutmeg-y flavor. From an eggnog latte to pancake syrup and quick icing, here are (more than) 10 delicious uses. Share your own creative ideas in the comments, too! • Coffee: Pour some eggnog into your regular coffee, or go all out and make a Starbucks-style eggnog latte. • French toast: Substitute eggnog for milk in your favorite French toast recipe. It would be extra special made with challah. • Pancakes: Sub eggnog for milk in pancakes. Waffles, and crêpes, too; we love the sound of these crêpes at Pics-O-Andrea. • Syrup: Go a step further with eggnog-flavored pancake and waffle syrup. Try this recipe from Dine & Dish. • Oatmeal: Add a splash of eggnog to a bowl of plain oatmeal or something even more seasonal, like Baked Pumpkin Steel Cut Oatmeal. • Bread pudding: A fabulous use for leftover eggnog and leftover bread. Swap some of the milk for eggnog in our basic bread pudding recipe. • Rice pudding: Again, here's a way to transform two kinds of leftovers: eggnog and rice (white or brown). Need a recipe to get you started? We love this creamy Lemon Rice Pudding. • Smoothie: Improvise with any smoothie, or try Averie Cooks' recipe for Eggnog Chai Smoothie. • Cake: If you've got half a cup of eggnog, you can make a Whipped Eggnog Loaf Cake. Need we say more? • Icing: Whip up some eggnog-spiked icing for cakes, scones, and sugar cookies. Here's a recipe for Quick Sugar Icing. Related: What Else Can I Do With Leftover Eggnog? (Image: Nora Maynard)
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