Bourbon whiskey cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Candied cherries, chopped
1 pint Bourbon
2 cups Granulated sugar
6 Egg yolks, beaten
1 pounds Walnuts, chopped
1 teaspoon Gound cinnamon
1 pinch Allspice
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ pounds Golden raisins
½ pounds Chopped dates
1½ cup Butter, softened
1 cup Light brown sugar
5 cups Sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
6 Eggwhited, stiffly beaten

Recipe from:Our Christmas Tradition by Doris Draper Soak fruit in Bourbon in a bowl a couple of days before you plan to make cake. Cream butter and sugars until fluffy; add eggyolks, and beat well.

Stir in the fruit and Bourbon. Combine flour, spices and baking powder to cream mixture, mix well. Gently fold in eggwhites. Gently fold in nuts.

Pour batter in 10-inchtube or bundt pan, greased and floured. Bake in pre-heated 275 F. oven for 3 to 3½ hours. Test for doneness by inserting toothpick gently into center of cake. Cake is done whn toothpick comes out clean. Wrap in a Bourbon soaked cheesecloth when cold. Then in foil. Age for at least 2 weeks, before cutting. Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by docden <docden@...> on Jul 07, 1997

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