Easy Whiskey Cakes

Blogger Bree Hester of bakedbree.com shares a favorite recipe.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 54

Cakes

2
boxes Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
2
boxes (4-serving size each) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
2
cups milk
1
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup whiskey
8
eggs
2
cups chopped walnuts

Icing

1/2
cup butter, melted
1 1/2
cups whiskey
1
box (1 lb) powdered sugar (4 cups)
2
cups chopped walnuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9 (5x3-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, pudding mix, milk, oil, 1/4 cup whiskey and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes. Add 2 cups walnuts; beat 1 minute (batter will be very thick). Divide batter evenly among pans.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place pans on cooling racks.
  • 4 While cakes are still warm, in another large bowl, beat melted butter, 1 1/2 cups whiskey and the powdered sugar with whisk until smooth. In bowl, reserve 1 1/2 cups icing; set aside. With bamboo skewer, poke holes in tops of cakes. Pour some of remaining icing over cakes; let soak in 1 minute. Repeat until all icing has soaked into cakes. Cool completely, 45 to 60 minutes.
  • 5 To reserved 1 1/2 cups icing, add 2 cups walnuts. Spoon walnut mixture over tops of cakes. Cakes can be frozen, tightly wrapped.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.