Bourbon Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

A yummy recipe from Kentucky! Makes a great gift! I don't drink alcohol, but love to cook with it! Adapted from Mimi's cyber kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. Combine the milk, vanilla, and 4 tablespoons bourbon.
  5. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup sugar until lump free.
  6. Add butter and beat at high speed until light and creamy, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  8. At low speed, alternately add flour mixture and milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  10. Bake 1 hour and 20 minutes or until cake springs back when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove cake from pan.
  13. Frosting:.
  14. In small bowl, combine orange juice, 1/3 cup sugar, and 2 tablespoons bourbon.
  15. Brush mixture all over warm cake.
  16. Cool cake completely.
  17. Garnish with berries or other fruit for a pretty presentation.


Most Helpful

This was very good. The glaze was terrific! I used strawberries for the garnish, didn't have any blueberries. Served with vanilla ice cream. Made for 1-2-3 hit wonders.

weekend cooker October 16, 2008

Quite a different flavour from the usual pound cake! It was not as sweet as I expected with two cups of sugar, the glaze is delicious! We enjoyed it plain, with ice cream and with fruit, very nice. I did not have any bourbon so used Canadian whiskey, tasted great! I used a bundt pan and it was baked in an hour.

Elly in Canada May 15, 2008

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