Eggnog Cake
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Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 12
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon rum extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • FROSTING:
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups eggnog
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Red and green gel food coloring, optional
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add Rum and Vanilla extract.
  4. In a seperate bowl, combine the remaining dry ingredients and gradually add to creamed mixture.
  5. Add eggnog and mix well.
  6. Pour into two 9-in. round baking pans coated with cooking spray.
  7. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  8. For frosting, put eggnog in a small saucepan over low heat.
  9. Gradually whisk in flour and salt and increase heat.
  10. Bring mixture to a boil while whisking continuously for 2 minutes and remove from heat.
  11. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature.
  12. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy and gradually beat in the eggnog mixture and vanilla until smooth.
Recipe by Merry Christmas Recipes at https://merrychristmasrecipes.com/2012/09/23/eggnog-cake/