While I love drinking wine, cooking with wine can add depth and complexity to any recipe. So with spatula in hand, I decided to make a cake using our Jennie Wade White. I did some searching on recipe sites and came up with a generic wine cake recipe that could be shaped into what I wanted.
1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
1 Box Vanilla Pudding Mix – instant
3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
3/4 Cup Jennie Wade White...or any white wine.
Nutmeg. I used about 1 tsp.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour a bundt pan.
Blend cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, wine and nutmeg in large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer for about 5 minutes or until completely mixed up!
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 – 50 minutes. Let cool on rack for about 10 minutes before taking out of pan and slicing. Serve with whipped cream and strawberries, or sprinkle with confectioners sugar!
Voila! A basic yellow cake with lots of added flavor. This can be adapted in many ways such as using apple wine and throwing in chopped up apples. Or maybe a chocolate cake with Devils Den…oh the possibilities!
Next up Devils Den Brownies…