Christmas Eggnog Bread
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
Makes2 loaves (12 slices each)
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 egg
- 1-3/4 cups reduced-fat eggnog
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, eggnog, applesauce and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins and pecans.
- Transfer to two 8x4-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 147 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
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Nov 16, 2013
I just made this bread and turned out well using whole wheat flour and Splenda.. Definately would make again. Think it does need a glaze for added sweetness.
Dec 23, 2012
Made this today to serve at Christmas Dinner. Followed the recipe to a T. I've never reviewed a recipe before but had to this time around. This bread was so awful I ended up throwing it out to the birds and will need to make another kind of bread for Christmas tomorrow. Wasted a very expensive 1 3/4 cups of eggnog. No flavor whatsoever.
Dec 12, 2010
Amazing! What a great bread to give as a gift or to serve to company.~ Theresa
Dec 14, 2009
I LOVE this recipe! It even impressed my mom, who doesn't like even like eggnog! Not too sweet, not too spicy, and it was super easy to make. Will definitely make again!