9 Boozy Bourbon Desserts That Go Beyond the Bar

Ditch the tumbler and do some imbibing with these sinfully decadent sweet treats

Cinnamon Eggnog and Bourbon Cupcakes

Cinnamon Eggnog and Bourbon Cupcakes

Java Cupcake

These cupcakes are like double-fisting in a bite-size package – both the batter and frosting are spiked with bourbon.

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Eggnog and Bourbon Cupcakes

Browned Butter and Bourbon Blondies

Browned Butter and Bourbon Blondies

Saving Room for Dessert

Get toasty with these walnut- and chocolate-stuffed brownies that pack a lot of flavor from down South.

Get the recipe: Browned Butter and Bourbon Blondies

Brown Butter Strawberry Bourbon Cake

Brown Butter Strawberry Bourbon Cake

With the Grains

This honey-sweetened cake has a denser crumb that lends itself better to breakfast time or as a crowd-pleasing brunch option.

Get the recipe: Brown Butter Strawberry Bourbon Cake

Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Truffles

Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Truffles

Spabettie

These boozy truffles include dates, and are completely dairy-free, so they’re practically a health food, right?

Get the recipe: Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Truffles

Vanilla Bourbon Bundt Cake

Vanilla Bourbon Bundt Cake

Diethood

There’s something about a sprinkle of confectioner’s sugar on a Bundt cake that elevates it from fun to absolutely fabulous, especially when the cake is made with rich, good-quality bourbon.

Get the recipe: Vanilla Bourbon Bundt Cake

Grilled Vanilla Bean Mascarpone Peaches with Salted Bourbon Caramel

Grilled Vanilla Bean Mascarpone Peaches with Salted Bourbon Caramel

In Sock Monkey Slippers

Sweet, warm grilled peaches topped with a vanilla bean-laced mascarpone cheese and a drizzle of salted bourbon caramel equals heaven on a plate.

Get the recipe: Grilled Vanilla Bean Mascarpone Peaches with Salted Bourbon Caramel

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Simply Recipes

This decadent bread pudding is total comfort food -- for adults only.

Get the recipe: Bread Pudding

Banana Cupcakes with Bourbon Butterscotch Filling and Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Bourbon Butterscotch Filling and Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Bakers Royale

The marshmallow-topped confections contain a hidden gem – ooey, gooey butterscotch filling.

Get the recipe: Banana Cupcakes with Bourbon Butterscotch Filling and Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Zeppole with Whisky Caramel Sauce

Zeppole with Whisky Caramel Sauce

Bell'alimento

The itty-bitty balls of fried dough paired with a boozy caramel sauce are like grown-up versions of funnel cake.

Get the recipe: Zeppole with Whisky Caramel Sauce

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