Egg Nog Cake
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup egg nog
1 TBSP butter
1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 325F.
In a large bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar until very thick; the batter should fall from the beaters in a thick ribbon. Beat in the vanilla.
While you’re beating the eggs and sugar, heat the egg nog and butter in a small saucepan to just simmering. Add the hot egg nog to the egg mixture in a slow, steady stream as you continue beating.
In a seperate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, stirring utnil they’re just combined.
Pour the batter into a lighty greased 9 inch cake round. Bake for 50 minutes, or until the cake is a deep golden brown and starting to pull away from the sides of the pan. Remove the cake from the oven and cool it in the pan for 10-15 minutes. Run a knife around the sides of the pan.
Cream Cheese Frosting
1-1/2 packages cream cheese, room temp
1/4cup butter, room temp
4-5 cups confectioner¢â¬â„¢s sugar(will depend on how thick you like your frosting)
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter until soft.
Add the confectioner sugar and beat to combine.
Add the 2 TBSP of bourbon and beat to combine.If you want to spice it up !!