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10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes

Have your cake and drink it too…

Cake or cocktails? There’s no need to decide – with these alcohol inspired recipes, you can have both.

Thanks to Pinterest for providing the inspiration for this post. I just can’t wait to mix up some Gin and Tonic Cakes, Dark Chocolate Guinness Cakes and Mojito Cakes.

Have your cake and drink it too…

 

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake with Baileys Irish Cream Icing

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes

Courtesy of Loveswah.com

What You Will Need


Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake

  • 250ml Guinness beer (1 cup)
  • 250g butter (1 cup + 1 tbsp)
  • 100g cup cocoa powder (2/3 cup)
  • 400g caster/superfine sugar (1¾ cups)
  • 140ml sour cream (2/3 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour (2 cups)
  • 2½ tsp bicarbonate of soda/baking soda

Baileys Cream Cheese Icing

  • 500-600g sifted icing sugar/powdered sugar (4-5 cups)
  • 100g butter at room temperature (1/2 cup)
  • 250g cream cheese at room temperature (8oz)
  • 4-6 tbsps Baileys Irish Cream (to taste)

 

Mojito Cake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Olive Magazine

What You Will Need


  • eggs 6
  • golden caster sugar 260g
  • melted butter 115g, cooled to room temperature
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • plain flour 260g

Mojito-infused sugar syrup

  • light muscovado sugar 150g
  • limes 4, 2 zested and juiced, 2 thinly sliced for the top
  • white rum 75ml
  • mint a medium-sized bunch, leaves only, torn or cut into small pieces

Lime butter cream

  • butter 200g, room temperature
  • icing sugar 400g, sifted
  • vanilla bean paste ½ tsp or 1 tsp
  • vanilla extract
  • limes 2, zested and juiced

 

Pimms Lemon Drizzle Cake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Redonline.co.uk

What You Will Need


  • 225 g unsalted butter
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 225 g self-raisin flour
  • Finely grated zest and freshly squeezed juice of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest and freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
  • Handful of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 150 ml Pimm’s
  • 100 g strawberries, sliced
  • Few fresh mint sprigs
  • 450 g loaf pan, reased

 

Gin and Tonic Cake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Great British Chefs

What You Will Need


For the cake

  • 110g of unsalted butter, soft
  • 110g of caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 110g of rice flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 5 limes, zest finely grated
  • 30ml of gin
  • 30ml of tonic water

For the syrup

  • 125g of caster sugar
  • 4 limes, juiced
  • 15ml of gin
  • 15ml of tonic water

 

Gingerbread Layer Cake With Salted Whiskey Caramel

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Pop Sugar

What You Will Need


For the cake:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 1/2 ounces unsulfered molasses
  • 3 1/2 ounces golden syrup — use corn/agave syrup if you can’t get this
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, not packed
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cloves (I used allspice)
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt

For the salted whiskey caramel sauce:

  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of superfine sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups double (heavy) cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1-2 teaspoons flaky sea salt
  • 3 teaspoons whiskey

For the whiskey caramel buttercream:

  • 15 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 1/3 cups powered sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted whiskey caramel sauce (see above)
  • Crystallised ginger, for decoration

 

Chocolate Merlot Cake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Hip Foodie Mom

What You Will Need


For the cake:

  • 1 cup, 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temp
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 2 cups + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup entwine Merlot wine

For the frosting:

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temp
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 to 6 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup entwine Merlot wine

 

Drunken Cherry Chocolate Cake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Natasha’s Kitchen

What You Will Need


Ingredients for the Cake:

  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened to room temp
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup warm milk (I used 1%)
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder (I used one that is a blend of natural and dutched cocoa)
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt

Ingredients For the Filling:

  • 4 cups (1 lb) fresh pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup golden rum
  • 1/4 cup cold filtered water

Ingredients For the Cherry Cream Frosting:

  • 2 sticks (1 cup or 16 Tbsp) unsalted butter, softened to room temp
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 16 oz (2 blocks) cream cheese, softened to room temp and cut into 16 pieces
  • 4 Tbsp of the reserved cherry/rum syrup

Ingredients To Decorate the Cake:

  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips to create shaved chocolate
  • A handful of fresh cherries for the top

 

Tiramisu Cheesecake

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of The Tough Cookie

What You Will Need


  • 22 Biscoff cookies
  • 15g (or 1 tablespoon) melted butter
  • 2½ tablespoons of Kahlua
  • ¾ tablespoon Baileys
  • 4 teaspoons of instant coffee powder
  • 700g (or 1½ pounds) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 125g (or ¾ cup + 2 teaspoons) granulated sugar
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100ml (or ⅓ cup + 4 teaspoons) whipping cream
  • cocoa for dusting (optional)
  • powdered sugar for dusting (optional)

 

Beer & Pretzel Cupcakes

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of Bakers Royale

What You Will Need


Cupcake

  • 1 cup (4.5 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (7.3 ounces) sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons (1.5 ounces) SCHARFFEN BERGER Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and warm
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Guinness Stout

Ganache Frosting

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 14 oz. chocolate, chopped

Pretzel Topping

  • 12 pretzel sticks
  • 2 oz chocolate, melted
  • 2 oz caramel, warmed

 

Whiskey Cream Cheese Brownies

10 Delicious Boozy Inspired Cake Recipes - Sublime Ninety Nine

Courtesy of So, How’s it Taste?

What You Will Need


  • 4 (1 oz.) unsweetened chocolate baking squares
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 4 large eggs, divided
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whiskey or bourbon

Special thanks to Pinterest for inspiring this post.

Written by Mila Jarzynka

Decoding the million wonderful & inspiring stories within the quirky world of art, design & pop culture. Former Deputy Editor & Author at Joyenergizer

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