Eggnog Bread

  • Yield 12 servings

A terrific bread to serve during the holiday season.

Ingredients

3 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups eggnog
1 -- egg, beaten
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
3/4 cup chopped candied fruit
1 cup pecans

Instructions

  1. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon and slat into a bowl.  Mix the eggnog, egg and butter in a small bowl.  Add to the flour mixture and mix until smooth.  Stir in the candied fruit and pecans.
  2. Spoon into a lightly greased loaf pan.  Bake at 350F for 1 hour.  Cool in the pan for 10 minutes and remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Bermuda Junior Service League’s Island Thyme (Hamilton HM FX, Bermuda, 2005).

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