Eggnog Cake

If you live for eggnog season, you are going to go wild for this Eggnog Cake recipe. Bring the best flavors of the season into a pound cake and you will have a holiday treat that will instantly become a family classic.

Eggnog Cake

5 from 2 votes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1/4 cup butter

  • 1/4 cup shortening

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon rum flavored extract

  • 3/4 cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×4 inch loaf pan. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and ginger; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together sugar, butter, and shortening until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the rum extract. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 65 to 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

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