Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift together flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in nutmeg.
Spoon mixture into a well-greased and floured 8 1/2- x 4 1/2- x 3-inch loaf pan; sprinkle with topping. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan.
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