Cinnamon Raisin Egg Nog Bake & An Egg Nog Challenge!

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching I made this Egg Nog Bake to make sure it would be a hit on Christmas morning.  I wanted something that would be easy enough to make the night before and pop in the oven while the kids were looking through their stockings.  I’ve had plain old French toast bake before but I wanted to make it more festive so I went in search of a recipe with egg nog.  That’s when I found this recipe except I substituted the plain white bread with cinnamon raisin bread.

When I was younger I never really got what all the fuss was over egg nog.  Ya, sure I didn’t mind it, but I remember my brother drinking it by the litre-full and thought he was kinda crazy.  I guess as I get older I don’t mind a glass over the holidays with a sprinkle of nutmeg, of course, but the way I really enjoy it is in anything baked!

So, now on with the challenge!  There’s this girl, #NinaRoy who despises egg nog.  Now, I never met this girl before, but I need your help to convince her to like egg nog.  She can’t stand it!  I’m also sending her recipes, tweets, Pinterest and Instagram pics, and Facebook posts just to convince her that egg nog is yummy!  Can you help me out?  Aw, thanks!  I knew I could count on you!  Here’s how you can help:

  • Tweet about any egg nog recipe, picture, story, etc. and how delicious it is with #NinaRoy in your tweet.
  • Post your egg nog recipes, stories, pictures, etc. on this Facebook page
  • Take egg nog pics with Instagram and include #NinaRoy in your description.

Oh, did I also mention you could also WIN FREE STUFF?  You can!  Check out this site to enter.

Recipe slightly adapted from Two Peas & Their Pod

 

Cinnamon Raisin Egg Nog Bake

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Yield: 16 servings

This recipe is perfect for holiday entertaining. The egg nog with the Cinnamon Raisin Bread is a perfect combination!

Ingredients

  • 12 slices of Cinnamon Raisin Bread
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups eggnog
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into pieces

Instructions

Spray a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Tear Cinnamon Raisin Bread into chunks, or cut into cubes, and evenly place in the pan.
In a large bowl, mix together eggs, eggnog, sugar, vanilla extract, and nutmeg. Pour evenly over bread. Cover pan and store in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Add butter pieces and cut into the dry mixture using a fork or your hands. Combine until the mixture resembles sand with a few pea sized chunks. Cover and store mixture in the refrigerator.
When you’re ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove pan from refrigerator and sprinkle crumb mixture over the top. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until the egg nog bake is set and golden brown.
Enjoy warm!
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Comments

  1. I love egg nog, and this raisin egg nog bake (you could almost call it a bread pudding) looks so yummy!

  2. I love baking with eggnog! This sounds like a perfect breakfast!

  3. This looks scrumptious! Thanks for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  4. ..I enjoy drinking egg nog but don’t love it. But I like to bake with it, too! This recipe looks really yummy, going to give it a go and see how the kids like it. Thanks..

  5. Ooooh, I am an eggnog fanatic! I almost always make a french toast bake for breakfast on Christmas morning…I think I may have to give this version a try this year. It sounds wonderful! Thanks so much for linking up at What’s In Your Kitchen Wednesday!

  6. Eggnog, not really a Swedish tradition but we maed it last Christmas and it was actually really good! I really have to try to bake with it, sonds delishious!

    • Thanks for stopping by Mary! You should really try it, it’s delicious. I stopped by your blog today too – beautiful pictures! You have a new fan here!

  7. an eggnog cake sounds so amazing especially with raisins!

  8. I <3 eggnog! This looks so so delicious!
    Thank you so much for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza – Hope to see you there again tomorrow with more deliciousness :)

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