Southern Holiday Nut Cake

16 slices
2 hr 25 min

Celebrating the beginning of the Winter season with this delicious Southern Holiday Nut Cake. Perfect for all of your holiday baking needs! A rich and dense molasses-y cake loaded full with a mix of raisins and chopped pecans. Oh, and a splash of bourbon to round out the delicious flavors. Honestly, this cake is mouthwatering and oh so good. Every bite is layered with crunchy pecans, raisins, bourbon, and hints of molasses. It's so simple, but it tastes exquisite! The best part? There is just enough batter to hold in all the delicious goodies. Once baked, serve warm for a cake that quite literally melts in your mouth. This is the perfect nut cake for any and all occasions. Bonus? It’s so much easier to make than you might think, and it makes for the perfect gift during the holiday season!

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Recipe details
  • 16  slices
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes Cook time: 2 Hours Total time: 2 hr 25 min
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  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 cups pecans, chopped
  • 4 ½ cups raisins
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 ½ cups salted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • ½ cup bourbon
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