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Eggnog Tapioca

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Classic holiday flavor in a delicious tapioca pudding. Try it with pumpkin-spice eggnog, too!"
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6 h 30 m servings 167
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place the tapioca pearls into a bowl and soak in the water for 6 hours to overnight.
  2. Using a strainer, drain excess water from the soaked tapioca.
  3. Mix the milk and eggnog in a large saucepan over medium-low heat and heat until barely warm; stir in salt and soaked tapioca. Cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture barely simmers. Cover the pan, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  4. Beat eggs in a bowl. Temper the eggs by whisking about 2 tablespoons of the hot tapioca mixture into them. Continue whisking small amounts of tapioca into the eggs until the egg mixture is about half tapioca.
  5. Whisk the egg mixture into the saucepan of tapioca and turn heat up to medium-low. Simmer the pudding until thickened, about 15 minutes. Do not allow to boil. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 167 calories; 6.5 21.4 5.9 91 192 Full nutrition

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This is the first time using this recipe. I liked the idea of using eggnog with the milk for added flavor. I just used 'Darigold' Eggnog, it is a family favorite. However, as I was cooking it j...

A bit to laborious in directions. Next time I would just follow the directions on my tapioca box using eggnog since the directions are so much simpler. Thanks for sharing!

I followed the directions on the box of Minute tapioca to make this recipe easier, just using eggnog in place of half of the milk and adding some cinnamon and nutmeg as well. VERY good! I thin...

I replaced milk and eggnog with vanilla almond milk and added 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar. Very good but not too rich or sweet.