Friday, March 16, 2012

Irish Whiskey Cakes

You still have time to make these!


And they are really good!


Place 1/2 C. water, 1/2 C. canola oil, 1/2 C whiskey and 4 large eggs in your mixer bowl and beat until frothy.


Add 1 box of yellow cake mix and a 3.5 oz. box of instant vanilla pudding mix. Beat until smooth.


Fill small bunt pans sprayed with cooking spray. I filled these a bit too full.


Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the middle comes out clean.

Unmold and place them back on the cookie sheets.


Bring 1/2 C. water, 6 T. butter and 2 cups of sugar to a boil. Let boil 20 minutes. It should just be turning a bit golden and look thick. Remove from heat and pour in 2 C. whiskey. Be careful, it will spatter.


Poke holes all over the cakes with a skewer and gradually ladle the syrup over the cakes, letting it soak in, until all syrup is gone.


Let the cakes sit on the sheets for several hours.


Then wrap each one up and give them to all your neighbors. I just cooked for 8 1/2 hours and tomorrow, all the neighbors will be getting these along with a full St. Patty's Day dinner.

17 comments:

edenhills said...

This looks so yummy!

Barbara F. said...

Oh yum! My soda bread is baking, but now I want one of these. That whisky sauce would be good over bread pudding, I bet. xo

Beverly@Beverly's Back Porch said...

I made these yesterday and had one for breakfast this morning. Y'all are missing the boat if you don't make them. Heavenly! This is going to be my St.Patty's dessert forever, and maybe Christmas, Easter and my birthday.

thecottagebythecranelakeolof1 said...

No celebration of Saint Patrick here but that's no excuse for not making some of these :-) :-) :-)

Have a great day!
Christer.

Michele said...

I wish I was your neighbor. They look and sound fantastic. Hic!

injoyinmylife said...

Gosh I sure want to live on your block. I just don't know how you do everything you do. How do you know all this stuff? How can you be such an incredible cook? I think I have a girl crush, haha. I guess I'm just in awe of your talent in the kitchen. Your's is one of my very favorite blogs.

Guillaume said...

I love this idea, but I would quickly run out of one ingredient before I would ever start baking it.

laurie said...

oh good golly , my my my, enough said.

TARYTERRE said...

NOW we're talking. DESSERT for St. Patty's day.

My Farmhouse Kitchen said...

cute~cute~cute~ !!!!!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Sure an' I'd LOVE to be one o' yer neighbours on the 'morrow, the lucky leprechauns!

Marigold said...

You have got to be the world's best neighbor. Should you ever decide to move, your neighbors will likely tie you down so you can't leave! :)

Barb said...

These will be wonderful with my corned beef and cabbage!

Megs said...

I made these today, and it they were so good. Thanks for posting this recie - I'll be hauling it out for all of the holidats!

A Seasonal Cook in Turkey said...

Lucky old neighbours is all I can say! Wow, you are incredible!! Love those cute little bundt pans too!

Nellie said...

This sounds absolutely scrumptious!

SharleneT said...

I see no reason why these cannot be the perfect dessert for ALL occasions! Yummy!