Christmas Bourbon Bundt Cake Recipe

1 cup Bourbon more for the top
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
5 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup instant expresso coffee
3 eggs
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
powdered sugar for garnish

Grease bundt pan with butter and flour set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt the chocolate in a microwave.
Add expresso and cocoa powder to a 2 cup glass measuring cup, add boiling water to make 1 cup.
Mix until dissolved then add the whiskey and salt. Set aside.

Beat the butter, sugar and baking soda together. Add eggs then melted chocolate. Stir in the expresso boozy mixture adding the flour a litttle at a time and mixing till blended. Pour into pan.
Bake cake for around 55 minutes on 350 in the prepared bundt pan. Cool completely, drizzle with more Bourbon and then douse with powdered sugar.

+claudia lamascolo  Author


Anita at Hungry Couple said...

Mmm...this sounds boozy and delicious! :)

Federica said...

This cake is absolutely gorgeous. I love coffee-chocolate combination. Bye, have a great day

Amelia said...

Hi Claudia, love your chocolate bundt cake, it sure look delicious. Very chocolatey, nice to go with coffee.

Thanks for sharing the recipe. Have a lovely week ahead.

Alida said...

this is lovely Claudia. A very inviting cake packed with flavour. Brava!

Greg said...

If you want me to bake you have to add a cup of bourbon for drinking to this recipe. The recipe sound awesome though.

backroadjournal said...

I was thinking about baking a bundt cake and yours sounds great with the expresso and chocolate...adding bourbon just makes it better.

Christine's Pantry said...

Booze and chocolate sounds good to me.

Elisabeth said...

Can't go wrong with that cup of bourbon and the coffee addition to this awesome and super delicious chocolate bundt cake:)

Vicki Bensinger said...

I love the bourbon and espresso in this cake. Great recipe!

Pretend Chef said...

Great flavor combo. Sounds so good. Great recipe!

The Mom Chef said...

Move over rum cake, there's a new sheriff in town!

Lizzy Do said...

What a beautiful cake! Perfect for the holidays!!!

Paola Bacci said...

Fantastico!!!! Baci

Kathy said...

Such a delicious looking cake! I’d love a piece with my tea right now!