Jim Beam® Kentucky Bourbon Cake

Recipe source: Howard Cissell, Jim Beam® Employee


For a cake with a kick, just add Jim Beam® Bourbon. Visiting and touring the iconic James B. Beam Distillery in Clermont is a classic Kentucky experience. Bring home a bottle and whip up this delicious dessert to remember your trip by.




1 cup Jim Beam® Bourbon
1 pound confectioner's sugar
1 pound chopped pecans
1 tablespoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 pound butter
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 cups flour
6 eggs, beaten
8 ounces chopped dates
8 ounces raisins




Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Beat until smooth. Add flour, soda, baking powder and nutmeg alternately with Jim Beam® Bourbon and molasses. Mix in raisins, dates and pecans. Bake at 275 degrees for one hour in 10-inch tube pan. 

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