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Eggnog Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.

Makes

1 loaf (16 slices)

Someone always asks for the recipe when I make this rich bread for the holidays or give as gifts. It's easy to make and quite delicious. The bread is a traditional part of the season at my home here in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. —Ruth Bickel, Hickory, North Carolina
Eggnog Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1/2 cup chopped red and green candied cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 8x4-in. loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar and melted butter until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt; beat into egg mixture alternately with eggnog, beating well after each addition. Fold in cherries, pecans and raisins.
  3. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50-60 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 202 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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