Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread

Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread

Apparently I have trouble letting go of the seasons and holidays. This happened at the end of summer when I made Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake. It was only the beginning of September and people were pinning pumpkin recipes. And now that I’ve finally made the transition, I’m not ready to let go just yet. I mean, can you blame me? For the last two months my brain has been focused on ”pumpkin spice” non-stop, trying to figure out new recipes to invent that use pumpkin spice. And now I’m just supposed to switch to something else, like peppermint or cranberries? No way. Not gonna happen. Okay, eventually it will. At least this recipe has one component of Christmas: eggnog. So you’ve got to give me props.

Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread

So this bread may not look like much, especially when compared to some of my others that are typically drizzled with some type of glaze. See Exhibit A and B. Sorry, that’s the paralegal in me talking. But it’s so moist and when you slather some butter on a slice of this baby, you’ll be in heaven. Trust me. I’ve tried a couple of eggnog bread recipes and they all turn out really dry. I wanted something that was going to be moist, yet crumbly. In order to do that, I had to up the eggnog and add some oil. That’s the trick! So I present to you Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread. Let me know what you think!

Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread

Pumpkin Spice Eggnog Bread

Meal type Bread
Eggnog bread made with pumpkin spice eggnog for those of you who are excited for Christmas, but just can't let go of fall.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cup Pumpkin Spice Eggnog (or regular eggnog)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan; set aside.
2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat sugar and butter together. Add eggs and beat until well combined. Stir in eggnog, oil and vanilla extract.
3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
4. Slowly add the flour mixture to the eggnog mixture and stir until just moistened.
5. Spoon the batter gently into the greased loaf pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Comments

  1. 1

    I love that you combined two of my favorites…pumpkin AND eggnog!
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  2. 2

    I’ll be trying this bread this holiday season for sure! Looks delicious!
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  3. 3

    Oooh I have always wanted to try pumpkin bread! Looks amazing :) I love your blog!
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  4. 4

    OH MAH GOSH. This bread–it looks heavenly!
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