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Eggnog Pound Cake

Servings: 6 servings


For the pound cake:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp nutmeg (or sub cinnamon) divided

For the glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp eggnog


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees,
  • In a medium bowl add flour, baking powder, salt, and 1/2 tsp nutmeg. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl add butter and sugar. Cream together until smooth on medium speed.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, letting them completely mix in.
  • Finally, add eggnog.
  • Now slowly pour in dry mix until well incorporated.
  • Grease a loaf pan.
  • Pour batter into the pan and smooth the top.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Let cool slightly then remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Once cooled mix together powdered sugar and 2 tbsp egg nog in a bowl to make a glaze.
  • Drizzle on top of the pound cake and sprinkle on remaining 1/2 tsp nutmeg.
  • Once the glaze is set, slice and serve.