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Jack Daniel's Chocolate Chip Praline Celebration Cake

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (6 ounce) package chocolate chips

Hot Buttered Whiskey Glaze

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 10-inch tube pan.
  2. Cake: Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a 3-quart or larger saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; stir in brown sugar, eggs, flour mixture, whiskey and water stirring well after each addition. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle evenly with pecans and chocolate chips.
  4. Bake about 1 hour 20 minutes or until center of cake is firm and edges begin to pull away from sides of pan.
  5. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; turn out onto wire rack and cool completely. Drizzle with Hot Buttered Whiskey Glaze glaze.
  6. Hot Buttered Whiskey Glaze: Melt butter. Stir in confectioners' sugar, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey and vanilla extract. Blend well.

The cake may be baked in a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan at 325 degrees F for 50 to 55 minutes.

Per serving: 490 calories; 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat; 44 percent calories from fat); 62 g carbohydrates; 91 mg cholesterol; 307 mg sodium; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber