Whiskey Cake

Penny R


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


★★★★★ 4 votes



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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
  • 4
  • 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

How to Make Whiskey Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Grease and flour 12 inch bundt or 10 inch tube pan.
  2. 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.
  3. Pour batter over nuts. Bake approximately 1 hour or until cake top springs back when lightly touched.
  4. Let cool and invert onto serving dish, pricking the top of the cake with a toothpick. While cake is cooling, prepare glaze.
  5. 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.

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About Whiskey Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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