How to Make Maple Bourbon Walnut Mini Bundt Cakes

by Snapguide Team

This guide is in partnership with the California Walnut Board.

Supplies

  • 2 Cups California walnuts
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoons salt
  • ¾ Cups butter, softened
  • ¾ Cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ Cups vegetable oil
  • ½ Cups pure maple syrup
  • ¾ Cups bourbon whiskey
  • ½ Cups milk
  • 2 Cups confectioners’ sugar
  • edible gold leaf (optional)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gift giving is one of the best parts about the holidays and we especially LOVE hand-baked gifts. We’ve partnered with the California Walnut Board to make Maple Bourbon Walnut Mini Bundt Cakes.

    Step 2

    Gather your ingredients.

    Step 3

    Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a small bowl. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

    Step 4

    Next, cream the butter with the brown sugar.

    Step 5

    Add the remaining wet ingredients and mix.

    Step 6

    Finally, stir in the flour mixture.

    Step 7

    Chop up your California walnuts.

    Step 8

    Mix well.

    Step 9

    Pour a half cup of batter into your mini bundt cake tray and cook for 15-18 minutes.

    Step 10

    You can check to see if your cakes are done with a toothpick. If it comes out clean, you’re good to go!

    Step 11

    You can check to see if your cakes are done with a toothpick. If it comes out clean, you’re good to go!

    Step 12

    While your cakes cool, make the frosting by adding all of the ingredients together and using a hand mixer. Be sure to melt the butter first by microwaving it for about 20 seconds.

    Step 13

    Before dipping the cakes, microwave the frosting for 30 seconds so has a runny consistency.

    Step 14

    Finely chop your walnuts.

    Step 15

    Sprinkle them evenly over the top of your cakes, while the frosting is still warm. If preferred, add a little bling and delicately garnish your cakes with edible gold leaf.

    Step 16

    So pretty!

    Step 17

    These bundts are looking quite delicious.