• Wet Ingredients:
    • 1 cup eggnog
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Dry Ingredients:
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Optional Add-ins:
    • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (such as pecans or walnuts)
    • 1/2 cup dried fruits (such as cranberries or raisins)


  1. Preheat Oven and Prepare Pan:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. Mix Wet Ingredients:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggnog, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. Combine Dry Ingredients:
    • In another bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  4. Combine Wet and Dry Mixtures:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring just until combined. Avoid overmixing.
  5. Add Optional Ingredients:
    • If using, gently fold in the nuts and/or dried fruits into the batter.
  6. Bake the Bread:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
    • Bake for 45-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  7. Cool and Serve:
    • Let the bread cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Slice and serve. Optionally, dust with powdered sugar or drizzle with a simple icing for extra sweetness.

Enjoy your festive and flavorful Christmas Eggnog Bread! It’s perfect for holiday breakfasts or as a sweet treat with a cup of coffee or tea.

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