If you’re looking for a lighter dessert to give guests after a heavy meal then try this deliciously light and airy Eggnog Mousse.
Makes 4 servings
165 calories per serving
2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
2 cups reduced-fat eggnog
2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping, divided Additional ground nutmeg, optional
In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over eggnog; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg until sugar is dissolved. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in vanilla. Refrigerate until mixture begins to thicken.
Beat mixture until light and fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup whipped topping. Divide among four dessert dishes. Refrigerate until firm. Garnish with remaining whipped topping; sprinkle with additional nutmeg if desired.
Recipe and photo courtesy of: Taste of Home