Eggnog Pound Cake with an Eggnog Glaze!
Eggnog. You either love it or hate it. Here in our house, 3 of us adore it. I start looking for it in the stores the day after Halloween and usually withing a few days, I’ll find my first jug of it. For the 7-8 weeks my grocery store stocks it, I buy it weekly. Sometimes 2 half gallons at a time.
My son and youngest daughter will come in after school and grab a small glass, as their afternoon snack. Honestly, we just can’t get enough. That eggy, creamy, custardy, vanilla-y yumminess.
I’ve used Eggnog to make Fudge but I wanted something more. I wanted cake. And I wanted a cake that would make a nice gift.
This Eggnog Cake will delight anyone who gets a taste. Not overly eggnoggy but you know it’s eggnog and not just ordinary vanilla. And the glaze on top. Well…I’m gonna say it…It’s the icing on the cake!
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Egg Nog Pound Cake
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup butter, room temperature
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/4 cup egg nog
for the glaze
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1-2 tablespoons egg nog
- Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg, set aside.
- In the bowl of a mixer, cream butter until smooth, slowly add in sugar until all combined. Beat butter on medium speed until light and cream and color pales.
- Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add in vanilla.
- Alternating the flour mixture and egg nog, starting and ending with the flour add in both. Mix until smooth.
- Spoon batter into greased and floured two 9 inch loaf pans or a bundt pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 50-55 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center, comes out clean. Let cake rest in pan for 20 minutes before turning out onto rack to cool completely.
- For the glaze, whisk together egg nog and powdered sugar, adding egg nog until desired consistency. Spoon over cooled cake. Let glaze set up for a few hours before serving or storing.
recipe source ChocolateChocolateandmore.com
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