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Tastes Like Eggnog Cake

 Tastes Like Eggnog Cake
My holiday eggnog cake uses a convenient boxed mix and comes out perfect every time. It always gets compliments, and most people think that I spend hours in the kitchen working on it! My husband's colleagues at work ask for it every Christmas. —Lisa Barrett, Durango, Colorado
12-15 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • FROSTING:
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract

Directions

  • Prepare cake batter according to package directions, adding nutmeg
  • and ginger to dry ingredients. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking
  • pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For frosting, in a small bowl, beat cream and confectioners' sugar
  • until stiff peaks form. Fold in extract. Spread over cake. Store in
  • the refrigerator.
  • Yield: 12-15 servings.