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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Egg Nog Mini Cakes #Recipe

'Tis the Season!  You know, the Egg Nog Season!!  So last week I shared with you an Overnight Egg Nog French Toast Recipe that pretty much makes your life easier and tastes amazing.  I had some left over Egg Nog so I decided to get creative in the kitchen and I made these amazing Egg Nog Mini Cakes!!  OH!!!  Yum!  

Egg Nog Mini Cakes 

Free Printable Recipe here

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Ingredients:

For the Cake -
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup Egg Nog
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

For the Glaze - 

1 cup powdered sugar
4 tablespoons egg nog
1 tsp cinnamon 
Sprinkles 

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Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cake pan. 

2.  Time to make the cakes!  Using a hand mixer, mix the oil and sugar together.  

3.  Add eggs and vanilla to the sugar mixture; mix well. 

4.  Stir in the egg nog and mix well.

5.  In a separate bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. 

6.  Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well!  Mixtures should be smooth and pour-able! 

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7.  Fill cake pans with batter.  

8.  Bake cakes for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.  

9.  Let cakes cool completely. 

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10. For the glaze:  Mix the powdered sugar, egg nog and cinnamon well.  Creating a nice glaze for your cakes.  

11.  Once the cakes are cooled, remove cakes from pan and pour glaze over cakes. 

12.  Decorate these festive cakes with red and green sprinkles!  

13.  Enjoy cooled and covered in glaze! 

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These are perfect for sharing with friends or coworkers.  There is something adorable about these mini cakes!  Just like the Egg Nog French Toast these are the perfect Egg Nog flavor.  Not too over powering but a perfect holiday spice!  Enjoy!

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22 comments:

  1. These are perfect for my family for the holidays, we have several mini parties to attend and these are just gorgeous, now I need to find that pan!

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  2. I can say personally these are amazing! I loved them!

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  3. They look so yummy! Perfect size, and the sprinkles just put the cuteness over the top!!

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  4. Ohhhh yum!! You have the best recipes!!

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  5. Those are so perfect for the holidays, just enough that you feel you ate a serving and little enough to have on a dessert table. Yummy.

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  6. Mmmmm..those look scrumptious!
    I love how fancy they look yet how simple the recipe is.
    What a great addition to our holiday table!

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  7. That sounds so tasty. I need to try these.

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  8. I love egg nog. I love cake. Positive I will love these!

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  9. These look like great treats. There are a lot of egg nog lovers in my family.

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  10. I love mini anything! They're just too cute (it's not a portion control thing, because I'll eat two with no hesitation :)

    Egg nog should be a year-long thing, don't you think?

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  11. That is such a great idea and festive. Perfect to keep or share.

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  12. Those look delicious - and so pretty. I like that they're individual size, too!

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  13. How wonderful. I like the idea of individual cakes so everyone can enjoy their own personal one.

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  14. Red and green sprinkles definitely make the cake more fabulous.

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  15. Oh wow these look great! I love min anything really!

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  16. Oh I want these! I have eggnog in my coffee right now and I bet these would go deliciously with it.

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  17. I like egg nog and cake so of course this post was a pleasure for me to read. The little cakes were adorable.

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  18. Oh, yum! My kids love eggnog, so I can only imagine how much they would love these :)

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  19. Wow!!! your eggnog mini cakes are adorable and look delicious! I have always wanted to buy a baking pan like that...so cute!!

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  20. I love eggnog. What a cute idea.

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