CARAMEL BOURBON SPICE CAKE

Caramel Bourbon Spice Cake Recipe

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Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

JUST FOR YOU BOURBON LOVERS-I DON'T HAPPEN TO BE ONE OF THEM...I'M SURE YOU JUST GET A SPECIFIC FLAVOR FROM IT. I AM JUST GONNA LEAVE THE BOURBON OUT. THIS IS A PAMPERED CHEF RECIPE.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    spice cake mix
  • 1 c
    apple butter
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • FILLING

  • 2 Tbsp
    bourbon
  • 1/2 tsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • TOPPING AND DECORATIONS

  • 20
    caramel candies, unwrapped
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    bourbon

How to Make CARAMEL BOURBON SPICE CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. PREHEAT OVEN TO 325F. FOR CAKE, LIGHTLY SPRAY 2 8-INCH CAKE PANS WITH NON-STICK SPRAY. COMBINE CAKE MIX, WATER, APPLE BUTTER, EGGS, OIL, AND CINNAMON. MIX 1 MINUTE, SCRAP SIDES, CONTINUE MIXING ON MED. HIGH FOR 2 MINUTES.
  2. DIVIDE BATTER IN THE CAKE PANS. BAKE FOR 25-35 MINUTES OR UNTIL WOODEN TOOTH PICK COMES OUT CLEAN. LET COOL 10 MINUTES AND THEN INVERT ON COOLING RACK.
  3. FOR FILLING, PLACE BOURBON IN BOWL AND SPRINKLE WITH GELATIN. LET STAND 5 MINUTES. MICROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 20-30 SECONDS OR UNTIL GELATIN IS COMPLETELY DISSOLVED, STIRRING AFTER EACH 10 SECOND INTERVALS. TRANSFER TO ANOTHER MIXING BOWL. BEAT ON LOW SPEED WITH ELECTRIC MIXER, GRADUALLY ADDING CREAM AND SUGAR UNTIL INCORPORATED. BEAT ON HIGH SPEED FOR 2-4 MINUTES OR UNTIL STIFF PEAKS FORM (DO NOT OVER BEAT).
  4. FOR TOPPING: COMBINE CARAMELS, BUTTER AND CREAM IN SMALL BOWL. MICROWAVE ON HIGH 1-2 MINUTES OR UNTIL SMOOTH, STIRRING ONCE. STIR IN BOURBON; MIX UNTIL SMOOTH. COOL TO ROOM TEMPERATURE.
  5. TO ASSEMBLE, PLACE ONE CAKE ONTO PLATTER AND TOP WITH FILLING, SPREADING EVENLY TO EDGES. TOP WITH SECOND CAKE. SPREAD TOPPING OVER CAKE. DRIZZLE WITH TOPPING, MAKING A BEAUTIFUL DESIGN ON CAKE. REFRIGERATE CAKE, UNCOVERED UP TO 3 HRS.

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