Chocolate Whiskey Layer Cake

Recipe by JackieOhNo
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup chopped pecans
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 23
  • 14
    cup whiskey, such as Jack Daniels
  • 1
    cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2
    (16 ounce) cans chocolate frosting
  • pecan pieces (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour 2 9-inch round cake pans.
  • On ungreased baking sheet, bake pecans 6-8 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan; cool completely, 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in bowl combine cake mix, buttermilk, oil, eggs, and whiskey; with mixer at low speed, beat until combined. Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and cooled pecans.
  • Divide batter between pans. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool on racks 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on racks.
  • Place 1 cake layer on serving platter; spread with 1 cup frosting. Top with remaining layer; spread top and sides with remaining frosting. Press pecan pieces onto side, if desired.
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