When he found out I possessed a 10-cup bundt pan, that was it, he was halfway to the store getting chocolate and instant espresso for the recipe. Paired with dark chocolate cocoa powder and smooth bourbon, this is a cake you enjoy by the fire while savoring every last bite. I tried chilling and then removing and it didn't want to come out. Instructions. I made this cake recently for my boyfriend and he said it was the best cake he'd ever eaten (and I think he actually meant it...he wasn't just trying to be nice!). And chocolate. Read more about our affiliate linking policy. It's so delicious that you can skip the ice cream, and we never skip the ice cream. I made this in an 8-inch pan and it came out pretty well. Jump to: About the recipe: Ingredients: Make it a bundt cake … Staggered blending of the JD cocoa mixture and flour was gold. Wow. All photos and content are copyright protected. I made this for my BFF in Palm Springs last week. Since then it’s become a favorite birthday cake of the male’s in our family. Add the bourbon to the chocolate mixture, then fold the yolk and sugar mixture into the chocolate mixture. It's a very rich cake so if you're already full from dinner I recommend waiting for a bit before proceeding with dessert! Another reason might be that I beat it too long putting too much air into the batter. Followed the recipe to a “T” and it fell like a house of cards after about 45 minutes. Biggest recommendation is to really make the butter super fluffy and also really give the time to add the sugar and vanilla and follow the instructions for really beating everything together. Nothing was going to stop him from making this cake. I don’t think the brand makes much of a difference in this case. CHOCOLATE BOURBON PECAN PIE: 1 store bought vegan pie dough . Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Today for some reason it fell. Put a cup of water on to boil. Needed more whisky for starters, and would use sweetened chocolate next time. The only variation employed is occasionally adding a white chocolate ganache. So I left it turned over onto the cooling rack, went away for 2 hrs and when I came back, it had warmed to room temperature and it slid right out of the pan. I used Godiva liquor with the bourbon, added 1/3 more flour (someone mentioned that), used the original chocolate, dried, used 2 oz dark unsweetened, two eggs, and really followed the ‘beat until fluffy’ under every step. 3/4 cup of Jack Daniels. poetinthepantry.com/2012/11/07/bundtamonth-spicy-chocolate-bourbon-cake For those of you who would want to substitute out the alcohol I apologize in advance, and suggest that you consider one of the other recipes on this site for chocolate cake that do not use alcohol. Gently un-mold after 15 minutes and sprinkle the cake with a little more bourbon whiskey. Bourbon, chocolate… Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, these easy dinners are sure to leave everyone satisfied and stress-free. I read some of the comments. Flour, cocoa powder, chocolate pudding mix, baking soda, butter, sugar, eggs, sour cream and bourbon. Can’t wait to eat it tonight. I’ve clarified it in the instructions, thank you! Wonderfully dense and rich, therefore, a thin slice is very satisfying - making the cake last a long time (or serve a big crowd). We have a birthday this weekend! Have these ingredients delivered or schedule pickup SAME DAY! Some comments suggest sweetened chocolate, while the recipe calls for unsweetened. Glad your husband liked it. Your comment may need to be approved before it will appear on the site. 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Chocolate Bourbon Frosting is the ultimate dessert for all you beer-lovin’, whiskey drinkin’, chocoholics out there. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time. Best of all, the batter is liquid so you can easily pour it. Whenever I make a cake where I have to cream the butter in the Kitchen Aid and then add sugar til fluffy, I forget to leave the butter out, or even to take it out of the freezer. Every. The cook time was 45 min. Very disappointing for all the time and ingredients that I put into it. You are correct, this is a boozy cake. Pour batter into prepared cake pan. I’ve lost track of how many times we’ve made this cake. Only flaw is that it is really rich and heavy, so definitely best after a light main course. Hi Deb, I’m so sorry you didn’t have a good experience with this recipe! I halfed the recipe with 2 eggs for a 6 cup bundt pan. Place a parchment-lined baking sheet under the cake, still on the wire rack, and drizzle the ganache over the cake as desired. Set aside and let cool. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until very well blended. I do think that one cup of flour is not enough. This post may contain links to Amazon or other partners; your purchases via these links can benefit Simply Recipes. MyRecipes.com is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. Transfer cake onto a serving plate, and dust with remaining 1 tablespoon cocoa powder. This recipe has worked perfectly for me twice, both times to rave reviews. Thanks for waiting. Bourbon buttermilk cake. Whatever you had planned as a Father’s Day dessert, cancel it! Chocolate Bourbon Pound Cake – crazy good! Chocolate Bourbon Cake by Dixie Yakes. INGREDIENTS: You will need an 8 inch diameter, deep cake pan, and a 6 inch pie pan. The preparation is wonderful too, the batter is quickly whisked together by hand, no messy mixer required. We are celebrating Paul’s birthday. Cool cake; cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Nailed it. I’ve used Medaglia D’Oro. Bourbon chocolate ganache. For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Already it has improved my mood. Place chocolate in a medium mixing bowl and pour the cream over it. Sprinkle powdered sugar through a mesh sieve over the cake before serving. Wow! Semi sweet dark chocolate chunks melted down and sprinkled crushed pecans on the top of the batter (after spooning it in the pan). Also, I was having a hard time getting the chocolate to melt well, and it wasn’t as liquid-y as usual, and I had to keep mixing it up with a fork to make sure it didn’t thicken. This is a fantastic chocolate cake that just happens to be infused with bourbon. Boozy Chocolate Cake. I’ve always used the rose-shaped pan, but this time I used the one that’s very geometric, angle-y, and very striking. Be careful not to let too much of the syrup sink to the middle or your cake will sag. (By the way, I baked it at 340 and it was done in an hour.) Plus, I liked it better served warm than stone cold. Preheat oven to 375°. Has anyone ever used a regular strong brewed coffe in place of the instant/espresso water mixture? https://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=577687 This rich chocolate cake gets a sensational finish from a Coffee-Bourbon Syrup. We’re here to help you put dinner (and breakfast and lunch) on the table with less stress and more joy. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. So, I don’t know what happened for you when you made it. Sorry for the long story, but it was such a beautiful batter that it actually got me excited. The best boozy bundt cake is this Chocolate Kahlua Cake! Add sugar and beat until well combined. Fold in flour and 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder. 6 Bake: Scrape batter into prepared bundt pan and smooth the top. Best chocolate cake ever. Sounds great! If it was dry, it was probably cooked too long for your oven environment. It was definitely thicker than usual when I melt chocolate, but when I moved it around with a fork, it would get shiny, so it wasn’t seized. There’s a half a cup in the cake alone. While this cake started as The Fort’s house cake for birthday and anniversary celebrations, customer demand convinced them to put it on the menu as an everyday item. You will want to make these Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting topped with sweet Bourbon Glaze.These cupcakes are unbelievably delicious, soft, and sweet with lots of chocolate flavors and a hint of bourbon. (Why bourbon? Bourbon Cherry Chocolate Upside-down cake . (Drives my father nuts.). Combine bourbon and sugar in a large saucepan; bring mixture to a boil. I do think the cake should be removed from the pan when warm. It was good the first time, but this time I did something different, and it seems to have come out even better. As other reviewers said, after refrigerating I turned it over onto a cooking rack and it didn't budge. Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cake – chocolatey cake with brown sugar buttercream infused with bourbon and pecans. One is the oven temp – it did not use an oven thermometer so maybe the temp is off. It was a hit. Cook 5 minutes; remove from heat & stir in bourbon. I have made this several times and it is absolutely fantastic. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Fairly empty …not sure how that happened…hiccup.) Will not make again. Remove from heat, and add chocolate and butter, stirring until smooth. Please try again later. Look at that bourbon bottle shining like a new diamond in the background. So, I asked him how a cake with bourbon, chocolate and cayenne pepper sounded. Stir in the bourbon and salt. We made a slight mistake in the basting process. Looks amazing. Hi Sasha, it’s powder. I was amazed at the difference! I’ve made this cake every year (and sometimes twice) since the recipe was published. Combine bourbon and sugar in a large saucepan; bring mixture to a boil. With 1/2 cup we could barely taste the bourbon. The thing I did differently has to do with the butter. Delicious! Hi Elise, I’d like to make this cake but have a question: for “1/4 cup instant espresso (can use instant coffee)”, is that 1/4 cup of powder of instant espresso, or 1/4 cup of liquid made from powdered instant espresso+water? Served it it with homemade whipped cream. Let cool. I actually make this cake with cherry bourbon and add in just a touch of cherry extract. thank you! … Or you might prefer this chocolate cake instead. Embarassing! Perfect for potlucks, cookouts and watching the Kentucky Derby! 5 Alternate adding bourbon espresso mixture with flour: With the mixer on the lowest speed, beat in a third of the bourbon espresso cocoa mixture. Was going to bring some to work to share but having second thoughts. Deep into fall and stormy weather season, I find myself searching for foods of comfort and decadence. Classic Vanilla and Chocolate Marbled Bundt Cake, Read more about our affiliate linking policy, https://www.nordicware.com/store/product_detail/heritage-bundt-pan#.VnhbU_krKHs, German Chocolate Snack Cake With Coconut-Pecan Frosting, 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, more for greasing pan, 2 cups all-purpose flour, more for dusting pan, 5 ounces high quality, unsweetened dark chocolate, 1/4 cup instant espresso powder (can use instant coffee), 2 tablespoons unsweetened natural cocoa powder, 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar), for sprinkling. I really liked the flavor but I think I should've tried removing it from the pan when it was warm. Won’t really know until tonight when we cut into it, but just eating some of the scraps I shaved off to even out the top (well, really bottom), I could tell how good it is. Wasn’t crazy about this recipe. This rich chocolate cake gets a sensational finish from a Coffee-Bourbon Syrup. I originally made this as my husband’s groom cake for our rehearsal dinner. :). Thank you! Spread about 1/2 cup Chocolate Ganache between each cake layer; spread remaining Chocolate Ganache on sides of cake. I made this on Christmas Eve. MAKE CHOCOLATE-BOURBON CAKE: Preheat oven to 375°F; Grease a 9- x 2-inch cake pan, line the bottom with parchment paper, and set aside. The flavor was still really good but I definitely lost BIG points for presentation. 7 Cool, sprinkle with whisky and powdered sugar: Move the cake to a rack. And then another. The flavor is very rich and stong coffee and vanilla bean ice cream are definitely great side items! For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. You can reduce the alcohol to 1/2 cup and the cake will still work fine. 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