Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

An old fashioned Southern Style nut cake. Like fruit cake, this will last several weeks covered in aluminum foil. It has lots of nuts. It is a nut lovers dream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  2. Coat raisins and nuts with flour and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs one at a time.
  4. Add molasses and spices, then add floured nuts and raisins.
  5. (Note: if not using raisins you may wish to add extra nuts) Last add whiskey and soda mixture.
  6. Bake in large bundt pan lined with waxed paper for 3 to 3 ½ hours over a pan of water set on the oven floor.
  7. Keeps for weeks wrapped in aluminum foil.
  8. For a Christmas cake that will last even longer wrap cake in cheesecloth dampened with Bourbon and then in foil and store in a cool place. Check Cheese cloth at least once a week and dampen again as needed.

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