Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Egg Nog Bread, Great Christmas Gift

Great Holiday Gift or perfect on a Christmas Buffet table during a Holiday party.


3 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 beaten egg
1 3/4 c. canned or dairy eggnog
1/2 c. cooking oil
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. golden raisins
1/2 c. sifted powdered sugar
2 to 3 tsp. egg nog

In large mixing bowl stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Combine the egg, eggnog and oil. Add to the dry ingredients, stirring just combined. Stir in the nuts and raisins. Turn into a greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for 60 to 70 minutes. Cover with foil after 50 minutes if bread browns too quickly.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan. Cool on a wire rack. Wrap bread, store overnight. To serve, stir together powdered sugar an enough eggnog to make drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bread. Makes 1 loaf.

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