Eggnog Fruit Bread
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
- 3 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon rum extract
- 1-1/2 cups eggnog
- 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup candied fruit
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- In a large bowl, beat eggs and oil. Beat in the sugar, extracts and eggnog. Combine 2-1/2 cups flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to egg mixture. Toss the fruit with remaining flour; stir into batter. Fold in walnuts.
- Pour into two greased 8-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 197 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 82mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Dec 12, 2017
This is a wonderful, festive holiday bread! If you like fruit cake, you'll enjoy this recipe.DO NOT use light eggnog and do not overbake. I add a full tsp of rum extract.
Jul 13, 2017
I love eggnog and this bread with the fruit showcases the flavor so well!
Apr 5, 2017
I made this bread at Christmas using the left over candied fruit from my fruit cakes. It is a marvelous bread and the people that I gave it to for Christmas, loved it!!
Dec 8, 2010
loved this!Going to make small loaves for the cookie trays we make