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Eggnog Cake

Updated on December 4, 2008
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Well I love eggnog especially in December...so I found this recipe to share and wish you could smell it now....yum

What you will need:

2 cups flour

3-1/2 teas. baking powder

1 teas. salt

1 teas. nutmeg

1/4 teas. ginger

1/2 cup shortening (1/2 soft butter can be mixed in)

1 cup milk

1 teas. rum flavoring or vanilla

3 eggs

Cream Fluff Frosting 1 package dry mix

1 teas. rum flavoring

1 1/2 cups whipping cream

What to do: Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 2 round layer pans, 8 or 9 x 1-1/2. Combine all ingredients except Cream Fluff frosting in a large mixer bowl. Blend on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping sides and bottom. Beat 3 min. on medium speed, scraping bowl often. Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 35-40 min. or until inserted wooden toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Fill and frost with Cream Fluff Frosting. If desired, sprinkle top with nutmag. refrigerate

Frosting: In a small mixer bowl, chill the frosting mix (dry), rum flavoring and whipping cream for at least 1 hour. Blend: beat until soft peaks form...HO HO HO enjoy...:o) Hugs

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      SweetiePie 8 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Now I am in the mood for eggnog. Thanks for the yummy recipe suggestion :).

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      Debra Allen 8 years ago from West By God

      I love Eggnog!

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      SweetiePie...You are welcome and I hope you try it...ever since I saw it in the stores I've been in the mood for eggnog...but too many calories...so I will wait for christmas eve...My dad used to make it himself and it was so good....Happy Holidays my dear... and thanks for your comment.

      G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Lady G...Me too...they make soy eggnog now too...but I don't think it is as good...and of course my dad's was the best...rest his soul...but we enjoy it still every Christmas eve as well as Christmas morning..ssshhhh don't tell on me now LOL  Merry christmas to you...thanks for the comment...G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      Debra Allen 8 years ago from West By God

      G-ma, your safe with me! lol

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      thank You Angel...G-Ma :o) hugs

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      Rodney Fagan 8 years ago from Johannesberg South Africa, The Gold Mine City

      G-Ma, egg nog or egg flip, a great cake idea, will definaitely have to try this one out over the holidays! it sounds so easy and a great quick treat. Thanks for this one G-Ma {;-{(0)}

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Just_ Rodney...You are more them welcome..and Thanks for stopping by...and I do wish you the best and a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...how's your little buddy there?so cute and must be learning lot's from you...G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      Lgali 8 years ago

      another good recipe Checkout mine hub with https://hubpages.com/food/MUSHROOM-RICE

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Thank you hun so much and yours looks really good too...may have that this evening ..was also gonna fix some chinese vegies and this would go good with them...Have a good day...G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      poorQpine 8 years ago from USA

      G-Ma, I can only pray that one of the locals is also a hubber and finds your recipe, bakes it and tosses a bit out the trash. Yes I am a picker but, I only hit the cans in the dead of winter when there is a lot of snow. The Doctor says I am getting too round and should lay off the sweets but , he is only human so what does he really know? Thank you for visions of sugar plums, I can still DREAM, me poorQpine.

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      awww sorry about that sweetie...and I too need to stay away from too many sweets....am sweet enough...like you.....and yes SUGAR PLUMS dance in my head...nothing bad about that...plus lot's of other things dance in my head...but won't go there...HEE HEE LOL HA HA...Thank You for commenting and have a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR my sweet lady....G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      SweetiePie 8 years ago from Southern California, USA

      I have not tried the eggnog cake as of yet, but I definitely will be trying it in the near future. By the way, I tried the mug chocolate cake the over day and it tasted very good. I was impressed.

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Good to hear that sweetie and the eggnog cake is also good (well as far as I am concerned) yikessss...you have a great Holiday and know I am thinking about you...MERRY CHRISTMAS my dear lady...:o) Hugs G-Ma

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      Denny Lyon 8 years ago from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

      Wonderful! bookmarked this one too!

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      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Well Thank you sweetie..I like simple quick recipes...as you can see...enjoy and MERRY CHRISTMAS...G-Ma :o) Hugs

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      Trevor 5 years ago

      Quick question... where's the sugar for the cake???

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      Merle Ann Johnson 5 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Trevor...good question...I can't find this recipe now hummm I wonder if I forgot it (the sugar) so I found you another recipe you may like...sorry and thanks for catching that 2 years later...LOL :O) Hugs G-Ma

      EGGNOG CAKE

      CAKE:

      1 pkg. cake mix

      2 eggs

      1 1/2 c. dairy eggnog

      1/4 c. butter, melted

      1/2 tsp. nutmeg

      1/2 tsp. rum extract

      Use cake mix calling for 2 eggs and 1 1/3 cup water. Combine cake mix, eggs, egg nog, butter, nutmeg, and rum extract in large mixer bowl. Beat 4 minutes. Pour batter into 2 wax paper-lined, greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; turn out onto wire rack and cool thoroughly.

      Spread cooled egg nog filling (recipe below) between layers. Frost with Whipped cream Frosting (below) and garnish with a dusting of nutmeg and red and green cherries, if desired. Refrigerate until served, up to 24 hours. Makes 16 servings.

      EGGNOG FILLING:

      1/4 c. Watkins vanilla dessert mix (or substitute 1 sm. box vanilla instant pudding)

      2 c. dairy eggnog

      1/2 tsp. rum extract

      In stainless steel or glass double-boiler, combine Watkins vanilla dessert mix (or instant pudding) with small amount of eggnog and blend until smooth. Blend in remaining eggnog and cook over simmering water until thickened and smooth. Add rum extract and cool.

      WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING:

      2 c. whipped cream

      1 1/4 c. sugar

      Dash of salt

      1/2 tsp. rum extract

      1 tsp. unflavored gelatin

      Water

      Combine cream, sugar, salt, and rum extract in mixer bowl and chill. Whip until soft peaks form. Soften gelatin in 2 tablespoons cold water. Place over hot water until dissolved. Drizzle dissolved gelatin into whipped cream and continue to beat until stiff

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      Nyesha Pagnou MPH 5 years ago from USA

      I love eggnog and I love cake. Eggnog cake sounds perfect:)

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