If you love homemade cakes, you’ll fall head over heels for a delicious Whiskey Walnut Bundt Cake!
It’s loaded with flavor and full of taste! Don’t love walnuts, you can always substitute pecans.
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I’m always on the hunt for a delicious Bundt cake and once I discovered this delicious recipe, I was hooked. There’s just something about the taste of a Bundt cake that has me coming back again and again.
And honestly, this is one homemade cake that I could literally eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Don’t worry – there’s not that much Whiskey in it, and the alcohol bakes out.
Ready for this delicious recipe? I bet your taste buds are watering!
All you need are some simple ingredients to get started. You probably have most of these on hand.
- 2 1/3 C all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 2 C granulated sugar
- 1 C unsalted butter, softened
- 3 large eggs
- 1 - 8 oz container sour cream
- 4 T Chattanooga Whiskey, or your favorite brand
- 1 1/2 C chopped walnuts
- 3 T light brown sugar
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 C powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
- Spray a 9-inch bundt cake pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine chopped walnuts, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
- Set this mixture aside for later.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt until combined.
- In another large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add eggs, one at a time, combing well after each.
- Mix in sour cream until combined.
- Mix in Whiskey.
- Gradually mix in the dry ingredients until combined.but don't overmix.
- Scoop one-third of batter into the prepared bundt pan.
- Sprinkle half of walnut mixture on top of the batter.
- Scoop another one-third of batter on top of walnut mixture.
- Smooth this layer evenly.
- Sprinklie remaining walnut mixture on top of batter.
- Spread remaining batter on top of of walnut mixture.
- Smooth this layer evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 70 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Cool for 15-20 minutes in pan.
- After cooling, turn onto serving plate.
- Dust with powdered sugar.
The alcohol cooks out during baking.
Substitute Pecans if you prefer.
This would freeze well.
After all of your ingredients are mixed, layer one-third batter in prepared pan.
Add one-half walnut mixture on top of the batter.
End with a layer of cake batter.
And just like that, you’ve created a delicious Bundt cake that everyone will enjoy!
Wouldn’t this be perfect for your next brunch?
What’s your favorite Bundt Cake? Let me know how you enjoy this one.
What makes a Bundt cake?
Honestly, it’s all about the Bundt pan! It’s just a different size and shape than regular pans, but it still allows for that same delicious taste and flavor!
I love when I can use local products in my recipes such as Chattanooga Whiskey. There are several blends, but this is my favorite for baking.
Visiting my town – take a tour (and tasting) of the distillery like I did.
Another favorite Bundt Cake is made with Guiness.