Gin and toni cake topped with limes and cucumber

Boozy bake recipes

39 Recipes

Make brilliant boozy bakes with your favourite alcoholic tipple. We have fruit cakes and puddings using rum, gin, whiskey, brandy and even wine.

Gin & tonic cake

5

(3 ratings)

Fan of gin & tonic? What could be better than your favourite tipple in cake form? A fabulous showstopper for afternoon tea or a summer celebration
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sangria cake

0

(0 ratings)

Sangria is transformed into a deliciously decadent cake in this recipe, boasting all the summer fruit and red wine flavours of the classic Spanish cocktail
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Blackberry baba with spiced cream

0

(0 ratings)

Take a fruity sponge cake to the next level with this fabulous blackberry baba. It makes the perfect centerpiece dessert for any dinner table
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sunken drunken chocolate cake

4.77778

(18 ratings)

Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate - a marriage made in heaven. It may sink and crack as it cools, but this is part of its charm
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Prosecco cake

3.75

(2 ratings)

The perfect cake for Prosecco lovers, with the Italian tipple finding its way into the cake, boozy buttercream and Prosecco-flavoured sweet topping
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Make & mature Christmas cake

4.5597

(67 ratings)

Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Mini port-spiked Eccles cakes

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy these boozy baked Eccles cakes with a chunk of mature crumbly cheese, such as Lancashire or cheddar, or serve them next to your cheeseboard
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Date, banana & rum loaf

4.194915

(59 ratings)

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Rum & raisin puddings

4.166665

(6 ratings)

These individual desserts are deliciously naughty, so make plenty or you might have a fight on your hands when it comes to seconds
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Rum & coconut treacle tart

3.5

(2 ratings)

Add some Caribbean sunshine (and rum) to your dessert with this recipe for a delicious tart
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Banana, pecan & bourbon self-saucing pud

4.0625

(4 ratings)

This dessert is pure magic, when the hot sugary mixture gets poured over the pudding batter, it'll sink to the bottom and create a puddle of runny caramel sauce...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Buttered rum Christmas cake

5

(7 ratings)

Mix dried fruit, nuts, cranberries and maple syrup on Stir-up Sunday for this crowd-pleasing Christmas cake that improves as it keeps
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy

Boozy self-saucing chocolate pud

4.583335

(9 ratings)

Break through the spongey chocolate topping to reveal a puddle of sauce in this super-simple dessert with Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate & tropical fruit hot cross buns

0

(0 ratings)

Want something a little different from your Easter bake? This easy recipe is packed with boozy rum-soaked fruit and dark chocolate for an indulgent treat
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Guinness pudding with Whisky cream

4.70238

(21 ratings)

Soaking the fruit in Guinness really plumps it up and gives a rich, dark pudding without the bitterness of brandy or rum
  • 6 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Strawberry & sweet wine savarin

4.333335

(3 ratings)

A savarin is like a big rum baba, except this version is soaked with dessert wine for a light, summery feel
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Boozy coffee & walnut cake

4.54762

(42 ratings)

Boozy coffee and walnut cake is the perfect party sponge- serve at afternoon tea, cake sales and birthdays
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Hot toddy fruitcake

4.83784

(37 ratings)

This fabulous Christmas cake can be made and decorated in four very different ways. Just choose your favourite
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pimm's cake

3.958335

(6 ratings)

Yes, you read right, Pimm's in cake form. Smooth strawberry and lemon buttercream coupled with cucumber essence make this the ultimate taste of summer...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

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