Eggnog Pound Cake

by | Dec 8, 2020 | Breads | 0 comments

Eggnog is a beverage that only appears in the dairy section during the holidays. A few years back I stumbled upon this recipe for a fine quick bread that takes advantage of the subtle yet spicy flavor of eggnog. 

Eggnog Pound Cake

Recipe by Ann McCormick, Herb 'n CowgirlCourse: Dessert
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

5

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

35

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup butter 

  • 2 Eggs 

  • 1 Cup sugar 

  • 1 Cup prepared eggnog 

  • 3 Tablespoon rum 

  • 2 1/4 Cup cake flour (can use all-purpose flour)

  • 2 Teaspoon baking powder 

  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg 

How to Make It

  • Bring the butter to room temperature before beginning. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom of a 9×5-inch loaf pan. For easy removal, place a strip of baking parchment across the bottom and up the sides of the pan.
  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Add sugar, eggnog, butter, and rum and blend well. Add flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Stir just until the dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into a greased and lined loaf pan.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Cool completely. Wrap and store in the refrigerator. Makes 12 servings.

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