Yield: 12 slices

Eggnog Pound Cake

slice of EGGNOG POUND CAKE on white plate

This Eggnog Pound Cake is a gorgeous holiday cake that is perfect with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. This cake is a homemade eggnog pound cake that is baked in a bundt pan and then drizzled with eggnog icing!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes


Cake Ingredients:

  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup eggnog

Icing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons eggnog


Preheat the oven to 325ºF. 

Prepare a bundt cake pan by coating it with cooking spray and a thin layer of flour. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter together until fluffy. 

Add eggs, one at a time, beating for 30 seconds after adding each one. Add vanilla extract and beat until smooth. 

Add half of flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and eggnog to batter. 

Beat until smooth. Repeat with the other half of these ingredients. 

Pour batter into the prepared bundt pan. 

Using a spatula, smooth the top of the batter. 

Bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow cake to cool for 15 minutes before flipping and removing from the cake pan. 

Allow cake to cool completely before adding icing. 

To prepare icing, whisk powdered sugar and eggnog together in a small mixing bowl until smooth. 

Drizzle icing over top of cake and serve