Eggnog Bread (Holiday Blog Hop)

Do you like eggnog? If the answer is yes, then I have the bread for you! If the answer is no, what the *#%& is wrong with you!?! I am going to change your mind with this bread!

All kidding aside, this Eggnog bread tastes like the holidays. Every bite is like a delicious sip of it’s creamy, rum-spiked drink counterpart.

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Eggnog Bread

2 eggs, beaten

1 1/2 cups eggnog

3 Tbsp rum

1 cup white sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup oil

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 small box vanilla instant pudding

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg


1 cup powdered sugar mixed with enough eggnog & rum to reach desired consistency

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

2. Blend together the eggs, eggnog, rum, sugar, vanilla, butter and oil.

3. Sift together the flour, vanilla instant pudding, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Add to eggnog mixture and stir just enough to moisten; pour into prepared pan.

4. Bake bread in pan for about 60 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, and remove from pan. Cool completely, glaze if desired and store in the refrigerator.

Printable Recipe

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This post was the third installment of our Holiday Blog Hop Series. Our ingredient choices were eggnog, peppermint and gingerbread. If you missed the other blog hop posts you can see them here:

Blog Hop #1: Bernice’s Pumpkin Bread

Blog Hope #2: Brown Sugar Pecan Bundt Cake


  1. So as a child I didn't like eggnog. But as a child I was also a very picky eater. However I have yet to retry it since. Maybe trying it in your bread first is the way to ease into it!

  2. yes please! this sounds amazing.

  3. I'd love some of your eggnog bread it would go great with my homemade eggnog! Nice to meet you on the bloghop together.

  4. I have never tried eggnog before! This needs to change, this bread look amazing!

  5. Lol seriously - what is UP with people not liking eggnog?! It's a creamy sweet drink with alcohol in it!! Lol this bread does look pretty fabulous. A big slice with a dollop of whipped cream and coffee = holiday breakfast to me! Or dessert...but I prefer breakfast :)

  6. Okay, so I'm usually a big eggnog doubter.

    Buuuuut this might be okay. Only because you've got rum in it. And that makes everything better, right? I mean...did I say that? ;)

  7. @Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray
    You too!?! What is with you people!?! Just kidding. Try this. You won't be disappointed. And, just in the odd case that you are not....give it to your friends. They will love you.

  8. I love the bread it looks wonderful, perfect for gift giving and breakfast! I found your blog through the blog hop, I'm in it too, and I wanted to tell you I love your blog! The about you section is very simulair to me. I look forward to exploring your recipes!

  9. Mmmm, it looks moist and yummy!
    Glad to have found your blog via the Holiday Recipe Club.

  10. I'm usually not a big eggnog fan, but had a slice of eggnog cake at a party last weekend and was surprised by how much I liked it. I bet I'd go for this bread too!

  11. I've heard of so many things eggnog, but never Eggnog Bread. This really does look amazing. I would love to try and make this. Thanks for posting this

  12. This looks so decadent... to die for!!

  13. I'm adding this eggnog bread to my holiday baking list--looks delish! I wasn't part of the holiday blog hop, but I did just made some golden eggnog cupcakes myself! Enjoy....


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