Eggnog Cake with Cheesecake Filling and Eggnog Frosting
This cake is festive and full of flavor!
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla bean paste or regular vanilla
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup eggnog , room temperature
  • 2 cups Philadelphia Ready to Eat Original Cheesecake Filling
  • 2 cups butter , softened
  • 8 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup eggnog
  • 3/4 tablespoon rum extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9 inch round cake pans with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Make sure all your ingredients are room temperature.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and soda and mix.
  4. In your mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, blend butter, sugar and vanilla at medium speed until pale and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition.
  6. Reduce speed to low and add a cup of flour followed by 1/3 of the eggnog.
  7. Repeat this 3 times, until you have incorporated all the flour and eggnog.
  8. Pour into greased cake pans, and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a knife is inserted and comes out clean.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes before removing cakes from pan.
  10. Once cakes are completely cool, place cake on cake plate and top with an even layer of the ready to eat cheesecake filling.
  11. Top with next layer of cake the refrigerate while you make the frosting.
  12. To make the frosting, beat butter, powdered sugar, eggnog, extract, and nutmeg on low speed until combined.
  13. Once combined increase your mixer speed to high and beat until frosting is light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  14. Frost the outside and top of cake.
  15. Store cake in fridge until ready to serve. Allow cake to sit at room temperature for 20-30 minutes before serving.