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Bourbon Honey Cakes

  • Author: Pate Giltner
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 14 1x

Ingredients

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For the cake

  1. 1 cup honey 
  2. 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  3. 11 tbs butter
  4. 4 eggs
  5. Juice of 1 lemon
  6. 1/4 cup bourbon
  7. 3 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 1/2 cup almond flour
  9. 2 tsp baking soda
  10. 4 tsp ground cinnamon 
  11. 3 tsp ground cloves
  12. 1 tsp ground ginger 

For the frosting:

  1. 8 oz of cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 cup butter, softened 
  3. 4 cups confectioners sugar 
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 2 tsp bourbon 
  6. 1 tsp ground cinnamon 

Instructions

For the cake:

  1. pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Melt the butter, sugar, and honey in a saucepan over medium heat. Once melted, set aside to cool. Add in the lemon juice and bourbon. 
  3. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, mix the flours, baking soda, and spices
  4. Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix until combined 
  5. Divide the mixture between 14 mini tart tins (or bake them in batches) and bake for 20-25 minutes

For the frosting

  1. Beat the butter, cream cheese, and sugar until smooth.  Add in the vanilla, bourbon, and cinnamon until combined