Delectable Dates: Eggnog Crème Brulee at Tender Greens

Categories: Dessert, Holidays

Eggnog Creme Brulee, Tender Greens
With a to-do list longer than Santa's, you may not have time to stop and smell the mistletoe. If you're tight on time this holiday season and in need of a festive treat, grab a friend or coworker and check out the FiDi's new Tender Greens for lunch, a casual yet sophisticated dining experience. Celebrate the season and treat yourself to the eggnog crème brulee -- a perfect dish to share and savor this holiday season.

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After a meal of slow food done fast, indulge in this festive dessert, almost too decadent to enjoy alone. The eggnog crème brulee is a balance of texture between a thick layer of brittle, caramelized raw sugar and a creamy, spiced custard. The holiday dish will remind you of an ice-skating rink, with a pleasant boozy filling just underneath the surface. Served with a shortbread cookie, the dessert puts a seasonal spin on traditional crème brulee, adding in a vanilla-spiced mix of eggs and brandy to combine confection and spirit.

Richly sweet and indulgent, the eggnog crème brulee is quite the guilty pleasure -- and isn't that what the holidays are all about?

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