whiskey cake

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
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By Penny R
from Atoka, TN

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

Ingredients For whiskey cake

  • 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
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    whiskey, i've used crown royal, southern comfort and jack daniels with success
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    whiskey
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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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