Eggnog Bread

Tressie Upshaw

  • 1/4 cup of butter or margarin, melted
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped red and green candied cherries

In a large bowl, combine butter, sugar and eggs. Mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into butter mixture, alternately with eggnog. Mix only until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in pecans, raisins and cherries.

Spoon into a greased 8 1/2 inch X 4 1/2 inch X 2 1/2 inch loaf pan.

Bake at 350° for 70 minutes or until bread test done.

Yield: one loaf

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