Chocolate Irish Tipsy Cakes

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Recipe: #36557

March 01, 2021

"A bundt cake or tube cake for St. Patricks Day. The cake will keep in the refrigerator for several weeks or can be frozen for 6 months."

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (88.8 g)
  • Calories 348.7
  • Total Fat - 20.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 18 mg
  • Sodium - 224.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 39.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
  • Sugars - 32 g
  • Protein - 1.6 g
  • Calcium - 32.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, 1/2 cup Irish whiskey, and oil, add eggs and beat at medium speed of an electric mixer for 4 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.

Step 2

Spoon into a greased and floured 10-inch bundt or tube pan.

Step 3

Bake in a preheated moderate oven (350F degrees) for 45 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Step 4

When cake is almost done, prepare syrup.

Step 5

Combine sugar, butter, water, and lemon juice in a small heavy saucepan.

Step 6

Bring to a boil slowly, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

Step 7

Remove from heat and stir in remaining 1/4 cup Irish whiskey or bourbon.

Step 8

Turn cake out onto two large sheets of aluminum foil placed together to form the shape of a cross.

Step 9

Let cake cool for 10 minutes, top side up for tube cake and upside down for bundt cake.

Step 10

Using a skewer or long bamboo pick, make holes all over top and sides of hot cake.

Step 11

Drizzle syrup very slowly over cake, being careful that too much does not run into any

Step 12

Cracks on top of cake.

Step 13

Bring foil up around cake and wrap securely.

Step 14

Cake may be served when completely cool, or store in an airtight container overnight.

Step 15

Cake may be wrapped securely in foil and stored in the refrigerator for several weeks or in

Step 16

A freezer for up to six months.

Step 17

Serve with whipped cream.


No special items needed.

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