Easy Eggnog Cake Using A Cake Mix

Monday, October 1, 2018
Making this semi-homemade Eggnog cake is so easy!

Starting with a mix and fooling everyone it was made from scratch what can be easier?

Really just the title of Eggnog Cake shouts Holiday!

Who has time to bake from scratch? Not me, working 12 hour days or more.

If you're a busy homemaker that works from home with kids, a job or outside the home this recipe is the perfect delicious holiday cake.

Even if you don't decorate it, this cake tastes marvelous!

I love it with powdered sugar or a creamy buttercream rum frosting with eggnog in it!

This eggnog cake taste great plain or frosted and just shouts Holiday!

If you want my Dad's recipe for eggnog click here or grandma's eggnog bread pudding click here.

You're going to get lots of compliments on this one for sure!


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Plain for Decorated



It doesn't matter how you serve this cake whether it's sprinkled with powdered sugar, all dressed to the nines for the holiday or with a dollop of whipped cream, it's the perfect blend of flavors.


Fall flavors are so comforting and this cake brings them all together in one bundt pan.


The above is a swirly pan, we love the effects it gives.


You can order a swirly pan in my shop or click the Amazon link, and I will make a small commission on being an affiliate for Amazon.


this is an eggnog bundt cake with red hots on top, a sugar cone christmas tree and snowy like powdered sugar sprinkled on top of the green drizzled frosting





Eggnog Lovers


I don't know about you, but my eggnog doesn't last long, so I have to make this cake as soon as I make my dad's homemade eggnog.


I haven't had store-bought in years but use whatever you want to make life simpler!



This cake is moist, full of eggnog flavors and perfect for a potluck, holiday gatherings with family or just because it's so delicious you will want a slice with your morning coffee!






Ingredients You Will Need For Easy Eggnog Cake using a Cake Mix


  • softened butter
  • eggs
  • eggnog (or substitute the 1/4 cup eggnog for dark rum or brandy)
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • vanilla
  • white cake mix or yellow cake mix
  • Frosting:
  • powdered sugar
  • eggnog
  • vanilla or dark rum
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • softened butter




this is batter on making a semi homemade eggnog cake with a cake mix





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this is a plain eggnog bundt cake on a dollie



Suggestions for Decorating:



The sugar cone trees are easy and you can find a video and instructions here.


There are several cute sugar molds you can make holiday decorations using this recipe by making sugar molds by clicking here.


Or just decorate the cake with any canned frosting of choice and sprinkle it with coordinating holiday sugars or festive candies.


Green and red cherries are also a great choice with some powdered sugar for a snowy effect.


Just get creative and decorate to the theme of the party or gathering you're bringing this too.


I have even used marshmallow snowman and Santas, they're perfect for a 13 x 9 sheet cake!




this is eggnog cake with a drizzle of white icing





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Easy Eggnog Cake Using A Cake Mix

prep time: 10 Mcook time: 45 Mtotal time: 55 M
The perfect holiday cake for a busy homemaker, working individual or hates to bake!
This eggnog cake is semi-homemade starting with a mix and decorated for the holiday parties during the season! Perfect and festive but delicious all year long! Take a look at the link for homemade eggnog!

ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups eggnog (or substitute the 1/4 cup eggnog for dark rum or brandy)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 package white cake mix or yellow cake mix
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Grease and flour a bundt pan or a 13x9 sheet cake pan. Whip the butter until light. Add the eggs, cake mix, vanilla, eggnog, spices, and rum. Beat until well combined around 2 1/2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan and bake until center springs back around 40 minutes. Test with toothpick. Cool and frost with Eggnog frosting or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • To make the Christmas Tree in the center click here
  • Frosting:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla r dark rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup (1stick) softened butter
  • Whip together the butter, cinnamon and sugar( adding gradually). Add a few tablespoons of eggnog, rum or brandy
  • until desired consistency.

instructions:

How to cook Easy Eggnog Cake Using A Cake Mix

  1. Grease and flour a bundt pan or a 13x9 sheet cake pan. 
  2. Whip the butter until light. 
  3. Add the eggs, cake mix, vanilla, eggnog, spices, and rum. 
  4. Beat until well combined around 2 1/2 minutes. 
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake until center springs back around 40 minutes. Test with toothpick. 
  6. Cool and frost with Eggnog frosting or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  7. Frosting:
  8. Whip together the butter, cinnamon, and sugar( adding gradually). 
  9. Add a few tablespoons of eggnog, rum or brandy until desired consistency.
Calories
325
Fat (grams)
29
Sat. Fat (grams)
22
Carbs (grams)
19
Net carbs
11
Sugar (grams)
32
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