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Tasty Eggnog Cake

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


8 servings

“We enjoy this cake so much! During the holidays, I actually buy eggnog to freeze so I can make this year-round.” Katie Wollgast — Florissant, Missouri


  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat eggnog
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 2 cups reduced-fat vanilla ice cream, optional


  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggnog, sugar, oil, applesauce and egg until well blended. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; gradually beat into eggnog mixture until blended. Stir in raisins and pecans. Pour into a 9-in. round baking
  2. pan coated with cooking spray.
  3. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and nutmeg. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in pecans; sprinkle over batter.
  4. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve with ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 255 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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