Whiskey Cake

Penny R


Although most of the alcohol cooks out of the cake, it still has a distinct whiskey flavor.

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1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
1 box
yellow cake mix
1 box
large instant vanilla pudding
1/2 c
cold water
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
whiskey, i've used crown royal, southern comfort and jack daniels with success
1 stick
butter, softened
1/4 c
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 325°. Grease and flour 12 inch bundt or 10 inch tube pan. Place chopped nuts in bottom of pan. In mixing bowl, blend cake mix, instant pudding, water, oil, eggs and 1/2 cup whiskey. Beat for 2 minutes. Pour batter over nuts. Bake approximately 1 hour or until cake top springs back when lightly touched. Let cool and invert onto serving dish, pricking the top of the cake with a toothpick. While cake is cooling, prepare glaze.

Mix butter, water and sugar together in saucepan. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add the other 1/2 cup whiskey. Pour glaze slowly over cake, allowing glaze to absorb into cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy