Sunday, November 4, 2012

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Bundt Cake

When I saw this cake in the November edition of Southern Living Magazine, I really wanted to make it.  But, I found that I needed to make a few changes to it first.  This cake has a delightful flavor and a velvet crumb.  It would be a welcome addition to any holiday table - and would be truly wonderful with a caramel glaze.

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Bundt Cake

Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.

In a stand mixer, beat until light and fluffy:


1 cup Butter, softened
1/2 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco)

Gradually add:
2 1/3 cups Brown Sugar

When thoroughly blended, add:
5 Eggs, one at a time

Mix together:
1/2 cup Buttermilk
1/2 cup Bourbon
1 Tablespoon Vanilla Bean Paste
Set aside.

Stir together:
3 cups Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
Set aside.

Add flour and liquid mixtures alternately - starting and ending with flour mixture.

Spray a 12-cup Bundt cake pan with non-stick spray.  
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Allow cake to cool for 15 minutes before turning out onto a cake plate.  
Dust with Powdered Sugar.


Enjoy!

Autumn Garden ~ Port Jefferson, NY

9 comments:

  1. Mmmmm....this looks like one fantastic Bundt cake...don't know how I missed it in Southern Living! I hope to try it soon. Hope you've had a wonderful weekend~

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  2. This cake just ooozes holiday to me! I have made one like it for years but now it seems sub-par because the idea of buttermilk in the batter is haunting me. Love it.

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  3. Another delicious-looking bundt cake recipe from your house to mine --- you are the best, Susan. I don't subscribe to Southern Living - I don't have time to read the magazine I do receive - but you are right, perfect for the holiday table. I agree with you, I think caramel glaze would make it a bit more festive and even tastier.

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  4. Beautiful bundt cake Susan. The vanilla paste must have boosted the flavor at its top!

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  5. Susan, this looks fantastic, so moist and I know that your house must have been smelling amazing.

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  6. I love me some Bundt cake :-)
    Caramel glaze sounds like a no brainer.

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  7. What a beautiful cake! My mouth is watering! You can't beat Southern Living for bundt recipes and this looks perfect for the holidays. I just got the Nov. issue and was excited to see all of the great bundt recipes. I'll be sure to try this with your edits!

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