Christmas Bourbon Bundt Cake Recipe

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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


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

  2. 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.

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

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

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

  6. Booze and chocolate sounds good to me.

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

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

  9. Great flavor combo. Sounds so good. Great recipe!

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

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

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


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