Eggnog Pound Cake with Rum Glaze

Eggnog Pound Cake with Rum Glaze
from Horizon’s farmer partner recipe box

Amazing dessert to bring to your next holiday party or to the office. The glaze is a perfect touch.

Yield: 8 servings

Difficulty: Moderate

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cooking Time: 65 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup dried currants
2 tablespoons dark rum or water
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated or ground
1 cup Horizon Organic unsalted butter at room temperature2 cups sugar
3 large Horizon Organic eggs at room temperature
1 cup Horizon Organic eggnog mixed with 1 tsp vanilla
2 tablespoons water – glaze
2 tablespoons dark rum – glaze
3/4 cup sugar – glaze

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 9-inch Bundt pan. Soak currants in rum for 15 minutes. Combine dry ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl, beat butter for 30 seconds with a mixer on medium speed. Add sugar and beat 5 minutes more. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. With mixer on low speed, alternately beat in eggnog and dry ingredients. Fold in currants and remaining rum. Pour into Bundt pan. Bake 55-65 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean. Cool ten minutes on wire rack. While cake is cooling, combine glaze ingredients. Turn cake out onto wire rack. Use pastry brush to spread glaze on cake. Allow to cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories 366; Calories from Fat 114; Total Fat 13g; Saturated Fat 8g; Cholesterol 75mg; Sodium 126mg; Total Carbohydrates 58g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugar 40g; Protein 4g; Vitamin A 10% DV; Vitamin C 0% DV; Calcium 7% DV; Iron 8% DV.

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