Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr
Poundcake that tastes like eggnog.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons rum or 2 tablespoons rum extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 5 egg yolks
- 1 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3⁄4 cup milk
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Grease and flour 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.
- Beat sugar, butter, rum, vanilla, and egg yolks in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
- Beat on high speed for 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
- Beat in the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg alternately with milk on low speed.
- Pour into pan.
- Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
I made this for dessert. It is DELICIOUS! I did tweek it just a tad, though. It's an "eggnog" pound cake, so I just HAD to add a bit of eggnog. I added 1/4 cup eggnog, and then 1/2 cup of milk. Wonderful, everyone enjoyed it!