Here’s another delicious hot winter drink for a bit of celebration this year end. It combines the flavors of gingerbread with espresso for a yummy holiday nog. This recipe makes two drinks but can be increased easily for more people.
Hot Gingerbread Nog
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar substitute
1 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup
1 tablespoon gingerbread sugar free syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground clove
1/3 cup cream
2/3 cup water
1 teaspoon Espresso powdered coffee
2 tablespoon rum or boubon
Sugar substitute (to taste)
Have two 1 cup mugs ready.
In a small pot, add butter and brown sugar substitute and stir until melted. Add 1both syrups and mix in, then add cream and water, powdered coffee and spices. Stir and cook until the nog is hot but not boiling.
Put 1 tablespoon of rum in each mug, then pour hot nog into the mug and stir. Add sugar substitute to make it sweeter if needed.
For a lower carb version, use 1 cup of almond milk in place of the cream and water in the recipe.
Nutrition Info for 1 serving using cream:
Calories: 229 Fat: 20.8g Net Carbs: 2 g Protein: 1 g
Nutrition Info for 1 serving using almond milk:
Calories: 104 Fat: 7.1 g Net Carbs: 0.9 g Protein: 0.7 g
POSTED BY RENE AVERETT AT 12/28/2013