Blow the Doors off Bourbon Cake

Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

I picked up this recipe when I was living in Virginia over 40 years ago. I love it because of the flavour and because it is an easy one, not too complicated for me.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and 2 cups sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add the yolks, singly, beating each time, and add the flour alternatively with the flavouring and bourbon, beating till smooth.
  3. Beat the whites stiff and add the rest of the sugar. Gently fold the yolk mixture into the egg whites.
  4. Put the nuts on the bottom of a buttered 10" tube pan and turn the mixture into it, smoothing over.
  5. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours & let cool before turning over & cutting.