chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce


chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

Today it’s our 3rd wedding anniversary and it coincides with the post number 100 for marmite et ponpon.

Booze cake sounds a brilliant idea! Of course not any booze but Antoun’s favorite: Whiskey! And to jazz it up i decided to coat it with caramel whiskey sauce! A real pleasure to the palate!

chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

You might be wondering what’s this drawing underneath! Well Nady must add his touch as well. I used one of his big drawing as a runner on the table. I found it a bright idea to let him participate in our surprise to papa.

chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

To do this irresistible cake you will need:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup whiskey of good quality

Preheat oven to 180°C. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Whisk on medium speed until the ingredients are well incorporated then add the water and booze.

Pour in greased and floured pan (12 cups) and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a wood pick comes out clean.

chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

Let it rest before removing from pan. Meantine you can prepare the caramel sauce.

chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp whiskey

Place sugar on medium heat. Pour water and bring to boil. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until all sugar crystals are dissolved. Remove cover and continue to boil until sugar becomes golden brown.

remove from heat and stir in the butter and cream and return to low heat, whisking until all smooth. Remove from heat and let it cool for couple of minutes before adding the whiskey. bring it to room temperature and allow it to thicken a bit yet still pourable.

Now it’s ready to pour over the cake!

chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

The smell of chocolate, caramel and whiskey tickles your senses. Three magical constituents, make you feel love from the first sight! A perfect cake to celebrate 3 years of love. Not just only love or we will be too perfect to believe!

t's such an appealing cake you will feel love from the first sight!

My lovely antoun, you were more than a husband; you were a friend, colleague, father and most of all a great support in all ups and downs of the life. May our marriage last long and our love flourishes to be a good example to our Nady. Happy 3rd anniversary!

t's such an appealing cake you will feel love from the first sight!

2 responses to “chocolate whiskey cake with caramel whiskey sauce

  1. Amen !! Happy anniversary guys 😘😘😘

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  2. marteh this is amazing 🙂 :)!! i really wonder how you managed to do the cake, take the pictures, write the post… take care of Nady… all in less than 3 hours 🙂 :)!! superwoman!!

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