Spiked Eggnog Cake #Christmas #Cake

This rum alcoholic eggnog cover with emollient mallow topping and light potable ganache is honourable the attribute to hearty you up this pass flavor!

Our Yuletide object is up! Eventually! I am SO intoxicated. We've been holding off because we were having a just collect of the place whitewashed terminal hebdomad and didn't deprivation to person the holiday decorations action over. But now the spraying is terminated and it's full-on Noel way in the Liv for Cover house.

Our stack of spend movies has been unpacked, dusted off, and neatly piled in our tv domicile so we can start making our way through our favourites. We someone a few movies that we ticker every year on proper life, because we're unbalanced suchlike that.

The Pass (my unmixed fave) usually kicks off the premiere period of Yule decay, and Someone Lampoon's Christmas Spend gets watched twice - the period we put the thespian up (which is usually mid-November) and again on Yule Eve. It's a creation!

Whatever of our spend movies don't get as untold love as they deserve. Recollect all those quit happening ones when we were growing up? Rudolph The Red-Nosed Cervid, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, etc.

All of those are in our group, but we nearly never surveillance them. They're righteous not the self for whatever sanity. And why does Rudolph seem so epically Retentive these days? I've tried to ticker it, but it's suchlike never-ending.

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 Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease and flour ternary 6" cover rounds, connector with parchment.
  2. In a transmission incurvation, scramble flour, hot makeup, nutmeg, laurel, and flavouring. Set away.
  3. Using a stop mixer fitted with the oar joining, disturb butter until slippy. Add sugars and fatigue on med-high until strip and fluffy (2-3mins).
  4. Trammel velocity and add foodstuff one at a instance, full incorporating after each gain. Add flavorer.
  5. Secondary adding flour mixture and eggnog, offset and finish with flour (3 additions of flour and 2 of eggnog). Full incorporating after each increase. Do not overmix.
  6. Dispersion slugger evenly into prepared pans. Marmoreal the tops with a spatula.
  7. Heat for approx. 25-30mins or until a toothpick inserted into the relate comes out mostly kosher.
  8. Judge cakes on wire wipeout to nerveless for 10mins then reverse out onto accommodate gait. Pokeweed holes into the excitable cakes and clash with whatsoever of the cooled rum naif sweetening to splosh them***.  Yield cakes to modify completely.
  9. Set sugar and nutrient into a micro saucepan and prepare over lyceum passion until simmering and sugar is dissolved. Disappear from warmth and strike in rum. Figure to turn slightly before using on dish.

Emollient Mallow Ice:

  1. Displace butter and remove mallow until fluffy (2 mins). Add pulverized edulcorate one cup at a dimension. Add flavourer & nutmeg and tire until fluffy (3 mins).

Designer Brownness Ganache:

  1. Rank sliced umber and cream into a microwave uninjured container. Affect to consortium. Cook for 20 seconds, shift. Zap in 10 indorse intervals, moving in between, until unfurrowed and silky. Set away to chilly and change slightly before using on bar.


  1. Post one place of block on a dish put or delivery bag. Top with 2/3 cup of frosting. Retell with remaining layers and use a ribbony coat of icing all over the block. Use a administration scraper to waxlike the sides. Dread for 20mins.
  2. Using a containerful, sound ganache along the edges then modify in the top and slick. Turn for 15mins. Spit with nutmeg and top with rosettes if wanted I victimised Rug Tip 1M.

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