December 12th, 2017

Easy Eggnog Pound Cake

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EASY EGGNOG POUND CAKE — This eggnog infused pound cake starts with a box mix for a super easy holiday treat!

Easy Eggnog Pound Cake

If you’re a fan of eggnog, then you’re going to love this Easy Eggnog Pound Cake. It’s so simple, you’ll be baking batches of it for your frie

nds and family this holiday season.My husband is one of those people who anxiously awaits the appearance of eggnogg in stores every November, so I knew he’d love this pound cake.

To say he loved it would be an understatement. In fact, he couldn’t stop raving about how good it was. My kids love it too.

What I loved most of all about this eggnog pound cake is how incredibly easy it was to make.

The secret is starting off with a pound cake mix. I mean, who doesn’t need a few time-saving shortcuts during the busy holiday season? No one will ever know you started off with a boxed pound cake mix!

Easy Eggnog Pound Cake

Besides a cake mix, all you need to make these tasty holiday loaves are some eggnog (of course!), eggs, nutmeg and vanilla. Plus a little powdered sugar if you opt for the glaze.

As always, I baked my pound cakes in mini loaf pans. But you could certainly opt for one large loaf pan. You’ll just need to increase the cooking time to about an hour.

If you are looking to share some baked goods with your friends and neighbors this holiday season, it really doesn’t get any easier than this eggnog pound cake!

I’m not sure my husband will let me share with the neighbors, but if I make a double batch, I think I can talk him into it!

Be sure to save this Easy Eggnog Pound Cake recipe to your favorite Pinterest board for later.

 

Easy Eggnog Pound Cake

Easy Eggnog Pound Cake

Preparation 10 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 55 mins
Yields 4-5 mini loaves     adjust servings

This eggnog infused pound cake starts with a box mix for a super easy holiday treat!

Ingredients

    For the cake

    • 1 (16 oz.) package pound cake mix
    • 1 1/4 cups eggnog
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla

    For the glaze

    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/4-1/3 cup eggnog

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 4-5 mini loaf pans, or 1 large 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
    2. Combine all ingredients for cake in a medium bowl and beat with an electric mixer until well blended. Pour into prepared pans.
    3. Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes for mini loaves (about 1 hour for single loaf), or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes before turning o  to wire rack to cool completely.
    4. While loaves cool, make the glaze by combining powdered sugar and nutmeg in a small bowl. Gradually add eggnog until glaze reaches desired consistency. Spread glaze over cooled loaves, allowing it to run down the sides. Let glaze set before slicing and serving pound cake.

     

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