Are you an eggnog lover? If so, you are going to really be craving this Holiday Eggnog Quick Bread. The Eggnog Glaze gives it an extra eggnog kick that is really delicious, mellow and lovely.
It’s totally optional, but I added in some cranberries to give it some zing and tartness and on top I added some pecan bits for a little crunch and salt.
This eggnog bread would be a great addition to any holiday Christmas festivities or for your breakfast morning, with your hot chocolate or coffee.
You could make mini loaves or muffins and gift them as a wonderful gesture.
You’ll be back for seconds! 🙂
Want more bread ideas? Pumpkin Walnut Bread, Old-Fashioned Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Pound Cake, Awesome Country Apple Fritter Bread, Country Cinnamon Swirl Buttermilk Loaf, or Supreme Chocolate & Peanut Butter Banana Loaf!
Here’s the recipe!
(& a Christmas carol at the end of the post for your enjoyment! Feel free to sing along, this is another favorite Christmas Carol of mine)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup eggnog
- 1/2 cup butter melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons rum extract
- 2 - 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- Optional: 2/3 cup dried cranberries
- 1 cup confectioners sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- Add enough eggnog to make it a glaze 1-4 tablespoons depending on thickness wanted
- Optional: Add a handful of cranberries and pecans on top if you desire.
In a large bowl, beat eggs, then add in sugar, eggnog, melted butter, vanilla and rum extracts, blending well.
Add remaining ingredients, flour, baking powder and nutmeg and it's optional if you want to add in 2/3 cup dried cranberries, stir until just combined.
Pour into a greased 9" X 5" loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes. (Bake longer if needed).
Makes one loaf.
In a small bowl, add confectioners sugar, nutmeg and add enough eggnog to make it a glaze (1-4 tablespoons depending on thickness wanted)
Whisk together and drizzle on bread.
Optional: Add a handful of cranberries and pecans on top if you desire.
Don't over mix bread batter!
The Christmas Song
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos
Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe
Help to make the season bright
Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight
They know that Santa’s on his way
He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh
And ev’ry mother’s child is gonna spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly
And so, I’m offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to ninety-two
Altho’ it’s been said many times many ways;
“Merry Christmas to you.”