Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5-8 minutes
Makes: 15 servings
1 cup (250 ml) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) arrowroot or cornstarch
1 teaspoon (5 mL) ground nutmeg
7 large egg yolks
4 cups (950 mL) milk
2 cups (475 mL) fat-free half-and-half (or reduced fat/light cream)
2 Tablespoons (30 mL) vanilla extract*
Mix together first 3 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan.
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°F, 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.