Define good….

Dear Santa,

As usual this year the word “good” may be defined in a different way. :D

I was always “good” at helping the economy buy always spending at least $100 at Costco or Target anytime I went.

I am “good” at supporting the dairy farmers by using lots and lots of butter…as well as “good” at helping out the dentist of the world. :P

I was “good” at constantly pointing out someone’s bullshit. This person lies sooo much that their feces could cover a Central American country.

I was “good” at breaking parts of my body.

I was “good” at swearing at my old printer that was always acting up.

I was “good” at swearing at myself for playing poorly at hockey as well as swearing at the people I was playing against.

I’m really, really, really “good” at pinning stuff on Pinterest. I’m almost medal worthy on that…. at least a bronze.

I’m “good” at adding caramel to everything. :)

And even if you don’t think any of that is “good” Santa I don’t care because I got my Christmas gift early this year…no thanks to you. FoodSaver Canada thought I was “good” enough to give me a FoodSaver. I have always wanted one. It truly was one of the few kitchen things I don’t own but have always wanted to. I’ve right now just been saving meat from Costco but I bought myself the marinating container so you will be seeing some of that. Very excited! Like jump up and down spin around excited.

And speaking of actually good…this crumb cake. Holy Moly I have been on a roll of making some seriously good treats lately! Could be the Plugra butter. :) Nonetheless it’s good. Yes there is rum in there. You can use extract but I don’t know how much because around here rum extract is called rum. :P

Eggnog NY Crumb Cake with Spiced Rum Glaze


  • Cake:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (I used Plugra), at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup eggnog (spiked or not your choice)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ tsp. vanilla bean paste
  • ¼ to ¾ tsp. of nutmeg depending on how much nutmeg you like
  • 2 ½ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • Icing:
  • 3 TBSP eggnog
  • 3 TBSP Spiced Rum
  • 2 TBSP melted butter
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • Crumb Topping:
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • 8 TBSP unsalted butter (again I used Plugra), melted and then slightly cooled
  • 1 ¾ cup cake flour


  1. For the Crumb Topping:
  2. In a medium sized bowl, put sugars, salt, and cinnamon and stir until combined.
  3. Add the melted butter and then cake flour and mix (hands work best for this). Set aside.
  4. For the Cake:
  5. Preheat oven to 325F.
  6. Spray baking spray 4 mini loaf pans Chicago Metallic Non Stick Mini Loaf Pans, Set of 4(I use these all the time) and set them aside.
  7. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  8. In a separate bowl add the eggnog, sour cream, vanilla bean paste, and eggs and whisk until fully combined.
  9. In another bowl add flour, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  10. Alternate adding dry ingredients, then wet, then dry, then wet, and finish with dry. Mix on low until fully combined. Be careful to not over-mix.
  11. Using a regular size ice cream scoop (Norpro Stainless Steel Scoop, 56MM (4 Tablespoon)) scoop three scoops per pan. Even out with a spatula.
  12. Evenly divide crumb topping (as evenly as you can) into pieces over top of the batter.
  13. Bake for 30-35 minutes depending. Check by using a wooden skewer or knife to see if it comes out clean.
  14. Let cool on wire rack.
  15. While cooling make glaze. Simply whisk together the eggnog, rum, butter, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl.
  16. When cakes are cool pour glaze over the top of them. Let it firm up.

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  1. Holy moly indeed. I am pretty sure my tombstone is going to read “killed by eggnog crumb cake”. You know what? I’m okay with that.

  2. I still haven’t made the eggnog pound cake from the other dAy and it may have now been passed by.

  3. This is an absolutely gorgeous cake! The crumbly top layer, the eggnog, the rum, the icing – each element is better than the next!

  4. This looks right up Jas’s alley. He loves NY style coffee cake.

  5. Mmmm :) Lovely looking cake :)

  6. This seems like an amazing recipePeabody and festive too!

  7. YUM! I’ll take a slice of that.

    Love your “good” list btw :)

  8. Junglewife says:

    OH MY WORD. I am seriously going to have to make this over the weekend. After I make a batch of eggnog of course (oh the things we do overseas where we can’t buy our usual treats!)
    I made your apricot walnut scones last week, and I think they may have been the best scones I have ever eaten. And I LOVE me some scones. So that is high praise for sure. Keep up the good work :-)

  9. I’m pretty excited, I’ve got some in the oven as we speak. Rarely do I see a recipe and make it right away. I’ll let ya know ;-)

  10. High five for rum and crumb! Two of my favorite things to bake with. :)

  11. Ok, so I made three cakes…the first one was moist, delicious and gone. I’ll report back on how the other two went ;)

  12. Dude this looks so wonderful. Does this recipe also work if you wanted to do one regular loaf? Or would the measurements have to change?

  13. It probably won’t fit in a regular pan but might in 8 x 8

  14. Holy yummage. Crumb heaven.

  15. Holy cow that is some seriously amazing looking crumble!

  16. I was looking for something to give friends for Christmas morning breakfast…just found it! Thanks!

  17. I get extremely happy whenever anyone says crumb cake. But then you threw in the words rum and eggnog and I about passed out from joy!

  18. Are you serious?!! I need this.

  19. This looks amazing! That dense crumb layer, yummmm. Add the nutmeg and vanilla and I am in heaven!

  20. O M G Love the photos, you Always have something wonderful to share

    Thanks, now where is that print button? Just KIDDING!! :)

  21. Wow, that looks beautiful!

  22. Made this today and the bread is moist and flavorful. Also made your Dalmatian cookies too and I don’t think either of these goodies are leaving my house! Thanks Peabody

  23. Making this tonight for Christmas breakfast tomorrow! I’m sure it’ll be a hit. Have a Merry Christmas!

  24. Quick question can you use low fat eggnog?

  25. It was made with full fat so I would stick with that.


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