Whisky And Walnut Cakes

Recipe and image courtesy of Dr. Oetker.

Whisky And Walnut Cakes. Hello friends. So do you fancy making some cakes? Perfect for making your Dad on Fathers Day. Because these are so sweet. Looking for a delicious and sophisticated dessert? Look no further than these Whisky And Walnut Cakes!

Made with the finest ingredients and infused with the rich flavour of whisky, these cakes are the perfect choice for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a special treat for yourself or a gift for a loved one, these Whisky And Walnut Cakes are sure to impress and experience the delectable taste of this classic dessert.

Indulge in a rich and flavourful dessert with this step-by-step guide on how to make whisky and walnut cakes! These delicious treats are perfect for any occasion, from a cosy night in to a festive celebration. Also, how about making them for dad, for Fathers Day? Follow our easy-to-follow recipe to create fluffy cakes infused with the warm flavours of whisky and crunchy bites of walnut. Whether you’re a whisky lover or simply enjoy a decadent dessert, this recipe is sure to please your taste buds!

Whisky And Walnut Cakes

How To Make Whisky And Walnut Cakes:

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, Whisky And Walnut Cakes Ingredients.
  • Secondly, Whisky And Walnut Cakes Method.
  • Thirdly, Other Recipe Ideas.

Preparation and cooking time: 80 mins

Portions: 6

You Will Need:

For The Cakes:

  • 200 g Plain Flour (7 oz)
  • Dr. Oetker Baking Powder Sachets x 2 (2 tsp)
  • 100 g Walnuts (3 ½ oz) ground
  • 175 g Caster Sugar (6 oz)
  • Large Eggs x 2 beaten
  • 125 g Unsalted Butter (4 ½ oz) melted
  • 90 ml Whisky (6 tbsp)
  • 45 ml Whole Milk (3 tbsp)

To Decorate:

  • 125 g Dr. Oetker Fine Cooks’ 72% Extra Dark Chocolate (4 ½ oz)
  • 40 g Unsalted Butter (1 ½ oz)
  • 6 Portions Walnut halves

Whisky And Walnut Cakes Method:

How To Make:

  1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C Fan, Gas Mark 4). Lightly grease 6 x mini loaf tins and arrange on a baking tray.
  2. Sift flour and Baking Powder into a mixing bowl, and stir in the ground walnuts and 100g (3 ½ oz) sugar. Make a well in the centre. Gradually mix in the eggs, melted butter, 45ml (3tbsp) whisky and the milk until to form a well blended, thick batter.
  3. Divide the mixture between the loaf tins, smooth the tops and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes, until risen, firm to the touch and lightly golden.
  4. While the cakes are cooking, put the remaining sugar in a small saucepan with 45ml (3 tbsp) water. Heat gently, stirring until dissolved, then bring to the boil and cook for 3-4 minutes until slightly syrupy. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining whisky.
  5. Once the cakes are cooked, skewer each one a few times and spoon over the hot whisky syrup. Leave to cool completely in the tins.


To Decorate:

  1. Firstly, turn the cakes out of the tins and place on a wire rack over a board or plate.
  2. Break the Extra Dark Chocolate into a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  3. Add the butter and 15ml (1 tbsp) water. Heat very gently, stirring occasionally, until melted together and smooth.
  4. Remove from the heat and set aside for a few minutes until the mixture is of a thick, coating consistency.
  5. Carefully spoon the Chocolate icing over the tops of the cakes allowing it to drip down the sides.
  6. Place a walnut half in the centre of each and leave to stand in a cool place for several minutes to allow the icing to set.

Last but not least, your cakes are now ready to serve and enjoy!

Whisky And Walnut Cakes

Whisky And Walnut Cakes. Recipe and image courtesy of Dr. Oetker. So what do you think of these Whisky And Walnut Cakes? Do you also fancy making some?

You Might Also Like These Other Father’s Day Ideas:

Firstly, Jellies, Anyone? So how cool are these Superstar Jellies? Superstar Jellies: Great For Fathers Day.

Secondly, Chocolate Guinness Cake. Are you looking for the perfect cake to make for Dad on Father’s Day? Is your Dad a fan of Guinness? Chocolate Guinness Cake.

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  1. 1 April 2021 / 18:38

    I love that dark chocolate drizzled over the top… Thanks for bringing this to Fiesta Friday!

    • 16 April 2021 / 15:31

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by 🙂

  2. Anonymous
    24 May 2017 / 17:19

    Yummy. I like the look of these.