Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake

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Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake

Friends, you are in for a treat with this recipe!  What’s not to love about lemon and eggnog?! Put them together and  you have an ultimate Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake with an eggnog glazed topping that is deeeeelicious! 

Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake for the holidays at sewlicioushomedecor.com

In case you are still trying to decide what to serve for dessert this holiday season…..you have just found it!

This cake is moist with a perfect eggnog flavor through and through with an added lemon zest. It’s the ultimate pound cake and will definitely make your Christmas complete!

Make one for your guest and an extra one for yourself!

Christmas Eggnog Pound Cake

For more eggnog try this   Christmas Eggnog Pound Cake

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Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake

Lemon Eggnog Pound Cake

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

A delicious combination of lemon and eggnog in a pound cake.



  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 small package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup thick eggnog
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 lemon zest + 1 teaspoon lemon extract


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • dash of nutmeg


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients; mix on low speed in mixer until moistened. Add eggs, nutmeg, rum extract and lemons. Beat for 4 minutes on high speed. Pour into a greased and floured or lined loaf pan. Bake at 350 F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  2. When done remove from oven and let cool before adding icing.


  1. In a bowl combine powdered sugar, eggnog, lemon juice and dash of nutmeg. Spread on cooled cake.


You can spike the icing with rum if you wish.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 433Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 261mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 0gSugar: 44gProtein: 5g

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  1. Yes, but you didn't explain how you got the red tree on the inside of your cake. Bummer
    • You bake another cake and cut it out with a cookie cutter. Color the cake batter red first, then bake it. You can see how it's done here...https://sewlicioushomedecor.com/christmas-eggnog-pound-cake/
  2. Marti, what a beautiful pound cake, we will just love this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great week. Come Back Soon! Miz Helen
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  4. Thanks for sharing on Show Me Saturday! This looks amazing!
  5. Wow! This cake looks great!! What a great idea to use up eggnog (I always end up throwing some out).
  6. Yum, sounds wonderful! I'll try this.

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