Bourbon Pound Cake Recipe

Bourbon Pound Cake picture


Preparation Time2 Hr 0 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter1 Pound
 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Eggs8 Small, separated
 Flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Bourbon2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Vanilla2 Tablespoon
 Almond extract2 Tablespoon
 Nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2082 Calories from Fat 973

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.3%

Saturated Fat 62.3 g311.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 565.3 mg

Sodium 185.9 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 227 g75.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 153.2 g

Protein 24 g48.1%

Vitamin A 64.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.9% Iron 32.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl, cream butter along with two cups of sugar
2. Add egg yolks to it one at a time and beat well each time
3. Combine bourbon, vanilla and almond extract; add alternately with flour to the creamed mixture
4. Beat egg whites with a cup of sugar until stiff, not dry; fold one mixture into another and blend well
5. Butter a tube pan and sprinkle half a cup of chopped nuts at the bottom and carefully tip in the batter; bake for an hour and a half at 350°F

6. Slice into thin pieces and serve