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Our Screwdriver Cupcakes come from the idea of turning your favorite cocktail into a cake. We have a whole section on Cocktail Cakes in Booze Cakes. These are all recipes that are inspired by popular drinks. The cocktail cakes are really fun to make, because essentially you are mixing multiple ingredients into the batter in [...]
Seriously, what says “par-tay” like shots? Here’s a new way to enjoy them: Cake Shooters. We’ve got a whole section in our book on them. You’ll find how to make Long Island Ice Tea Cakes, Mocha Rum Brownie Bites, and Jelly Cake Shots— our version of the perennial Frat Boy favorite. Here’s the recipe for [...]
Krystina takes us through a brief history of booze cakes over on our publisher’s blog. She lists her top 5 most memorable cakes traditionally made with alcohol, and reveals that her personal favorite of these is the Black Forest Cake. It’s a cake that incorporates dark chocolate, sour cherry, and kirsch (a cherry liqueur). In [...]
Who hasn’t seen the distinctive square bottle and ornate black label of the world famous Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Whiskey? It’s strongly linked to bad boy culture, and immortalized in songs, movies, and novels. Recently, I read in Vanity Fair magazine about the torrid affair of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and that perhaps, Liz liked [...]
The Mudslide Cake is a seriously rich mashup of coffee, chocolate, caramel and Irish cream liqueur. I made it last for my friend Janet’s birthday celebration. The ingredients for this cake are delicious all by themselves, so you can just imagine how great they are when combined. One of the things about this recipe is [...]