Christmas Eggnog Cherry Bread with Eggnog Glaze

Christmas Eggnog Cherry Bread With Eggnog Glaze Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Very moist and fragrant, this is a wonderful bread to serve during the Christmas holidays. Serve it with coffee, tea or hot cider. Decorate the top with 1 or 2 glaceed cherries and then drizzle with glaze, if you are planning these for gift-giving.


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20 (5 mini loaves)
20 Min
50 Min


  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 c
    prepared eggnog
  • 3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 c
    chopped glaceed cherries

  • 1/3 c
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 Tbsp
    prepared eggnog

How to Make Christmas Eggnog Cherry Bread with Eggnog Glaze


  1. Beat together first 4 ingredients until blended.
  2. Combine and add the next 6 ingredients and stir until dry ingredients are just moistened. Do not overmix.
  3. Divide batter between 5 greased and lightly floured mini-loaf foil pans (6x3x2-inches) and bake in a 325° oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until a cake tester, inserted in center, comes out clean.
  4. Allow to cool for 15 minutes and then remove from pans and continue cooling on a rack. When cool, drizzle tops with Eggnog Glaze and allow a little to drip down the sides.
  5. Eggnog Glaze: Stir together all the ingredients until blended.
  6. Yields 5 mini-loaves.

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About Christmas Eggnog Cherry Bread with Eggnog Glaze

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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