Jack Daniels' Fudge Cake


  • 5 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup dry instant coffee
  • Boiling water
  • Cold water
  • 1/2 cup Jack Daniels
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) sweet butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs (large or extra large)


Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease and flour 9-inch tube pan.

Melt chocolate; set aside to cool.

Sift flour, soda, and salt together. Dissolve coffee in a bit of boiling water, add cold water to equal 1 1/2 cups; add the Jack Daniels and set aside.

Cream butter, vanilla extract and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate.

On low speed, add the flour alternating with the liquid mixture. It will be a thin batter. Pour into pan and rotate to distribute batter evenly in pan. Bake 1 hour and 10-15 minutes.

Cool in pan for 15 min before removing.

Optional: drizzle with extra chocolate or make a mixture of powdered sugar, water and 1 tablespoon Jack Daniels.

Makes 4

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