1 (18- to 22-ounce) box yellow cake mix (with pudding in mix)
1 small box instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup vodka
1/4 cup Kahlua or other coffee-flavored liqueur
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons vodka
2 tablespoons Kahlua or other coffee-flavored liqueur
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.
Cake: In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, water, vodka and
Kahlua; beat for 10 minutes by hand or 5 minutes with electric mixer. Bake in prepared
pan 55 to 60 minutes, or until cake tests done.
Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then invert on wire rack to cool.
Once cake is cooled, poke holes in cake with a chopstick and slowly pour icing
Icing: In saucepan, combine sugar, butter and water; bring to a boil, stirring
until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
Just before pouring over the cake, stir in vodka and Kahlua.