Eggnog Bread

Teresa Jacobson


This one always surprises people. Even people who don't like eggnog like this bread! It was a holiday favorite at my coffee shop and has earned a place in my "holiday traditions" file. It makes great muffins too and freezes well.
* The Eggnog Bread is the one on the far right of photo. Also pictured, Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Lemon Poppyseed Bread/Muffins, and Cranberry Orange breads.


★★★★★ 4 votes

3 mini loaves
20 Min
35 Min


  • 2 large
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    rum or rum extract (optional)
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg

How to Make Eggnog Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat preferred pan(s) with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, eggnog, rum extract, sugar, vanilla, and butter until well blended; set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Add to eggnog mixture and stir until just blended; pour into prepared pan(s) and bake.
    standard muffins: about 20 minutes
    jumbo muffins: about 25-30 minutes
    mini loaves: 35-40 minutes
    9x5 loaf pan: 40-60
  4. VARIATION*** Add about 3/4 - 1 cup fresh cranberries to the batter. Very nice flavor and color!

Printable Recipe Card

About Eggnog Bread

Course/Dish: Muffins Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #butter #eggs #rum

Show 20 Comments & Reviews

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner

During the summer, I have a hearty salad for dinner at least once a week. Sometimes I’ll add grilled meat and other times I like to switch things up with fresh fruit. A green salad doesn’t have to be basic and these Blue Ribbon recipes prove that. Gwendolyn Kenitzer’s (Lakewood, CO) Cider House Steak Salad […]

15 Recipes to Make with Milk

15 Recipes to Make with Milk

During this pandemic, businesses of all shapes and sizes are facing hardships. One business that is suffering is the dairy industry. Small, family-owned farms are having to dump their milk or give it away for free due to the diminish in demand. With low milk prices and schools and restaurants closed due to COVID-19, demand […]

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts

Is there anything more magical than pairing chocolate and peanut butter in a dessert? Rich, sweet chocolate blended with creamy, salty peanut butter… it’s a heavenly flavor match. These 12 insanely good chocolate peanut butter desserts will satisfy a chocolate or peanut butter craving.