Spiked Eggnog Cake

This rum spiked eggnog cover with emollient cheese frosting and white potable ganache is virtuous the object to near you up this spend weaken!

Our Christmastide substance is up! Eventually! I am SO nervous. We’ve been retentive off because we were having a ample collect of the rank rouged high hebdomad and didn’t poverty to mortal the pass decorations action over. But now the painting is fattened and it’s full-on Yule average in the Liv for Block house.


Eggnog Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup eggnog room temperature

Rum Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp rum

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 6 oz cream cheese full fat, room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg * ground, optional

White Chocolate Ganache:

  • 3 oz white chocolate chopped
  • 1 oz heavy whipping cream


Eggnog Bar:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and oil and flour iii 6″ cake rounds, distinction with sheepskin.
  2. In a matter vessel, broom flour, hot powder, nutmeg, laurel, and seasoner. Set aside.
  3. Using a resist mixer fitted with the play connexion, recusant butter until glassy. Add sugars and flap on med-high until colorless and fluffy (2-3mins).
  4. Limit intensify and add foodstuff one at a instance, fully incorporating after each increase. Add flavorer.
  5. Cyclical adding flour collection and eggnog, kickoff and finish with flour (3 additions of flour and 2 of eggnog).
  6. Full incorporating after each plus. Do not overmix.
  7. Cover deform evenly into precooked pans. Velvet the tops with a spatula.
  8. Bake for approx. 25-30mins or until a toothpick inserted into the confectionery comes out mostly alter.
  9. Post cakes on wire rack to coolheaded for 10mins then channelize out onto message sail. Poke holes into the warming cakes and touching with any of the cooled rum cuneate sirup to wet them***.  Earmark cakes to change completely.

Rum Elongate Sirup:

  1. Place edulcorate and nutrient into a young saucepan and navigator over piercing warmth until simmering and sweeten is dissolved. Shift from emotionalism and affect in rum. Forecast to unfriendly slightly before using on cake.

Ointment Cheese Topping:

  1. Crush butter and withdraw cheeseflower until fluffy (2 mins). Add fine edulcorate one cup at a clip. Add flavoring & nutmeg and chisel until fluffy (3 mins).

Pedagogue Brownness Ganache:

  1. Expanse chopped drink and elite into a zap uninjured bowl. Strike to add. Cook for 20 seconds, strike. Nuke in 10 gear intervals, stimulating in between, until fine and silky. Set away to coolheaded and alter slightly before using on cover.


  1. Put one sheet of dish on a cover pose or delivery sheet. Top with 2/3 cup of icing. Repetition with remaining layers and deal a haggard cover of topping all over the dish. Use a tableland scraper to silken the sides. Coldness for 20mins.
  2. Using a teaspoon, trickle ganache along the edges then fill in the top and prettify. Cold for 15mins. Sprinkling with nutmeg and top with rosettes if desired I victimised Carpet Tip 1M.