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Boozy Irish Whiskey Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Caution: this Irish whiskey cake will get you tipsy. Adults only!"
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45 m servings 614
Original recipe yields 12 servings (6 3x5-inch loaves)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease 6 mini loaf pans with cooking spray.
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mixes, and 1/2 cup walnuts in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk 1/2 cup Irish whiskey, milk, and oil together in a separate bowl. Whisk in eggs. Pour over cake mixture and stir until blended. Divide batter among the prepared loaf pans.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in brown sugar. Add remaining walnuts, 1 tablespoon whiskey, and water. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in remaining whiskey.
  6. Cool cakes for 5 minutes before inverting a wire rack set over a baking sheet. Use a toothpick to poke small holes across the tops. Pour whiskey topping over cakes and leave to soak in as they cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 614 calories; 30.2 71.2 5.9 84 640 Full nutrition

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Very good boozy cake, a bit on the strong side but delicious regardless. Despite having to use 15.25 oz cake mix (they don't make the 18.5 any longer) and the pudding boxes were 3.5 oz instead o...