Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

From Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine raisins and bourbon; stir well; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. In another mixing bowl, combine flour, and next 3 ingredeints; add dry mixture to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  5. Mix well after each addition; fold in pecans and raisin mixture.
  6. Pour batter into a greased/floured 10-inch tube pan.
  7. Bake in a 325° oven for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until pick comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove to a wire rack.
  9. To make glaze: combine first 4 glaze ingredients to a saucepan.
  10. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture reaches soft ball stage (234°).
  11. Remove from heat and stir in pecans; immediately drizzle over cake.