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Hennessy pound cake

A whole Hennessy Pound Cake on a plate, with a golden brown crust and a shiny glaze.

Treat Yourself to a Boozy and Buttery Hennessy Pound CakeHennessy

This Hennessy pound cake is a boozy twist on the classic pound cake recipe. It is made with butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and Hennessy cognac, which adds a rich, smooth flavor to the cake. It’s a perfect dessert for special occasions or for indulging in with a cup of tea. Enjoy a slice of this delicious, velvety cake with a kick of Hennessy!


Ingredients for Filling:

3 large peaches or 2 cans Freestone peaches
4 TBSP butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup orange juice
2 TBSP cornstarch

Ingredients for Cake Batter:

3 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2 cup butter
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup whole milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract


Preheat oven to 350. Place all ingredients for the peach filling into a sauce pan and slowly bring to a boil.
Once it starts to thicken turn off and allow to cool. Next butter and flour a large size bundt pan set aside.
In a bowl mix together flour baking powder cinnamon nutmeg and set aside. In a mixing bowl cream together sugar and butter then add eggs 1 by 1.
Add vanilla and almond extracts.
Slowly alternate flour mixture and milk into the batter until well blended.
Do not over mix! Next place half of the batter in the pan then add peach mixture around the layer leaving some to top the cake at the end.
Place remaining batter on top of the peach mixture and place in the oven 1hr 15 min…use the toothpick method to detect doneness.
Allow to cool for about 30 min then turn over on a platter and top with remaining peach cobbler filling.

Enjoy !!

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