Holiday Amaretto Cake

  • Amaretto infuses a bundt cake that Patricia Kutchins likes to serve holiday guests.

      Amaretto infuses a bundt cake that Patricia Kutchins likes to serve holiday guests. Photos by Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
Posted1/20/2015 10:54 AM

1 box (18.25 ounces) yellow cake mix

4 eggs

 

9 ounces amaretto, divided

1 box (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix

½ cup vegetable oil

½ cup water

⅓ teaspoon almond extract

½ cup confectioner's sugar, sifted

Glaze

½ cup confectioner's sugar

3 tablespoons milk

Heat oven to 350 degrees Spray a bundt cake pan well with cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl combine cake mix, eggs, 6 ounces amaretto, pudding mix, oil, water and extract; whisk until well combined.

Pour batter into the prepared bundt pan and bake 40-45 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.

On a small bowl. combine 3 ounces amaretto and confectioners sugar until well combined. While cake is still warm in the pan, poke holes in the cake and pour liqueur mixture over all.

Allow cake to cool for 15 minutes in pan before inverting onto a serving plate.

For the glaze: In a small bowl combine confectioner's sugar and milk until well combined. Drizzle glaze over cooled cake.

Serves 12.

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