Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze

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This Christmas, use your favorite holiday drink to make this yummy treat. Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze is a tasty recipe you can enjoy for breakfast or as a sweet treat. It goes so well with a warm mug of coffee or hot cocoa on a cold winter day.

Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze

If you love Eggnog, this is definitely for you. But even if you aren’t a huge fan of drinking a big mug of eggnog, I think you’ll really enjoy the flavor of it in this bread and in other things like, Eggnog Cookies, Eggnog Pancakes and Eggnog Fudge. Give it a try! There are so many fun ways to use this delicious drink.

Moist, Soft Eggnog Bread Recipe

The bread alone is so delicious but when you add the vanilla rum glaze on top it’s even better. It’s just enough eggnog flavor to enjoy but isn’t overwhelming at all. You can make this as one big loaf or smaller mini-loaves. I like making minis and sharing with friends and family, packaged up with a red ribbon.

Eggnog Bread Ingredients

What You Will Need

Here is the list of what you’ll need to make this bread recipe. Most of the items are basic pantry staples you’ve probably got. Below in the recipe box you’ll find the full recipe amounts and instructions.

  • Eggs: Large size.
  • Eggnog: Use whichever is your favorite, just make sure you use a full fat version.
  • Rum: We used Captain Morgan.
  • Sugar: Granulated, white sugar.
  • Vanilla: Pure vanilla if you’ve got it (much better than imitation!)
  • Butter: For baking we prefer real butter, not vegetable oil spread.
  • Flour: All-purpose.
  • Vanilla pudding mix: This adds great flavor to the bread.
  • Baking powder and Salt: Bread staples!
  • Nutmeg and Cinnamon: These two spices go so perfect with the eggnog and rum.

Yes, there is Spiced Rum in this recipe, but it is only two teaspoons. If you are sharing this with the kids and would like to omit this part that’s totally fine. It just adds a bit of spiced flavor.

Holding a slice of Eggnog Bread

How To Make Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze

Making this bread is actually pretty easy to do! Mix wet and dry ingredients separately, combine, then bake. I think once you see how simple it is, you’ll be making it all fall and witner.

  1. Mix the batter. Start by mixing together the wet ingredients; eggs, rum, eggnog, vanilla and the sugar. In a different bowl, stir the dry ingredients; flour, salt, baking powder, spices and pudding. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix well.
  2. Bake the bread. Pour the batter into a sprayed baking dish and cook for about 45 minutes or until it’s full baked. Let it cool before removing it from the pan.
  3. Make the glaze. Simply whisk together the ingredients and pour it over the bread while it’s still a little warm.
Batter in Mini Loaf Pan

How To Store Your Eggnog Bread

Keep this stored right at room temperature in an airtight container for up to two or three days. You can simply cover it with plastic wrap or set it in a covered cake stand.

Eggnog Bread
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Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze

Eggnog Bread with Rum Glaze is a tasty holiday recipe you can have for breakfast or a sweet treat. This goes really well with a warm mug of coffee or hot cocoa.
Servings: 9
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes


Bread Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups full-fat eggnog
  • 2 tsp. spiced rum
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 3.4 oz. box instant French vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

Glaze Ingredients:


Bread Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 x 5 inch bread pan with baking spray.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine eggs, eggnog, spiced rum, granulated sugar, vanilla extract. and softened butter and beat until combined.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, French vanilla pudding mix, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon and whisk until combined.
  • Gradually pour the dry ingredients into the stand mixer on low speed and mix just until combined.
  • Pour batter into the prepared bread pan and bake for 45-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  • Allow bread to cool.

Rum Glaze Directions:

  • Whisk together all glaze ingredients until smooth.
  • Drizzle over the bread.

Last Step:

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Serving: 9g | Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 406IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 2mg