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Registered: 07-13-2001
Mon, 11-24-2008 - 1:52pm

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5-8 minutes
Makes: 15 servings


1 cup (250 ml) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

1 tbsp (15 mL) arrowroot or cornstarch

1 tsp (5 mL) ground nutmeg

7 egg yolks

4 cups (950 mL) milk

2 cups (475 mL) fat-free half-and-half

2 tbsp (30 mL) vanilla extract

Note – if you wish to use rum, use 1 cup (235 mL) dark rum in place of the 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract


Mix together first 3 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Set aside.

Whisk egg yolks; add to SPLENDA® Granulated mixture whisking until blended. Gradually whisk in milk.

Cook over low heat, whisking constantly until the temperature reaches 175°, approximately (5 to 8 minutes). Remove from heat and whisk in half and half; cool.

Cover and chill 3 hours or up to 3 days. Stir in rum or vanilla just before serving.

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