Eggnog Bread

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Make something a little different with this eggnog bread recipe. This eggnog bread is like a banana bread which is basically like a dense cake recipe. If you want to try something a bit different than all of the cake recipes you're used to, this one would be a great option to try. Eggnog doesn't just have to be for the holidays, if you can find eggnog when it's not the holiday season, you can enjoy the delicious flavour year round. You could even try freezing it or make your eggnog desserts around the holidays and then freeze them to enjoy later on. But it's also always great to enjoy it when it's Christmas time too. Since people love the flavour of eggnog so much there are now many dessert recipes than incorporate the yummy flavour of eggnog. There are dessert recipes for eggnog fudge, eggnog doughnuts, eggnog french toast and of course, this eggnog bread recipe. There are also some amazing cake recipes that use eggnog. Eggnog is usually made with milk or cream, with some sugar added, and some whipped eggs. The eggs are what gives eggnog the frothy texture that so many people love. It can be served as a drink, which is what the original intention was. You can sip on it plain, or you can add rum, brandy or bourbon to it for an adult beverage. There are even vegan, dairy-free versions of eggnog out there which use coconut cream instead of dairy cream.

Maria from Two Peas and Their Pod also added a lovely sweet eggnog glaze to her eggnog bread recipe. It almost looks like icicles or frost on the cake which is appropriate for the holiday season. She says that this eggnog bread is great for breakfast, you could even make it into french toast if you wanted something really decadent. It's also good for a snack or as a cake for dessert. Maria also says that the bread is maybe even better on the second day. You can also try freezing it and bring it out when it's not the holidays just to enjoy a bit of that holiday spirit again. All you need for this recipe is some flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggnog, oil, eggs, vanilla, and rum extract. Then for the glaze, you need more eggnog of course, as well as some powdered sugar, vanilla, rum extract and nutmeg. First, you'll get your oven ready by preheating it to 350° F. Then get a loaf pan and grease it up. Next up, gather your ingredients and whisk up the dry ingredients and then in another bowl, you'll mix up the wet ingredients.

Then mix all of the recipe's ingredients together gradually, and when they are completely combined, you will pour the batter into the pan to put into the oven. Now all you have to do is bake the bread for 65 to 70 minutes. While the eggnog bread is baking, you can make your glaze. Just mix the powdered sugar, eggnog, vanilla extract, rum extract, and nutmeg and set it aside. Then, when the bread comes out of the oven allow it to cool completely and then when it's cool, you can drizzle the glaze over the cake and make it look really beautiful. Then cut it up into thick slices and serve on plates. If you're looking for more cake recipes and dessert recipes Two Peas And Their Pod is a great source for all different kinds of recipes. They also share meal planning ideas for family dinners as well as travel tips and information and home decorating tips and ideas.***

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