July 05, 2009

July 4th and Blackberry Wine Cake

Blackberry Wine Cake......I found the recipe on another blog. I'm sorry, I forgot which one but if its yours, leave me the link and Ill add it and let me say thank you for posting it. This is now a family heirloom! The only difference is that I added a Blackberry Wine Sauce to it too and it really enhanced it.

We had our family July 4th picnic and it was a blast. The menu was:
My BBQ ribs
Italian marinated BBQ chicken
My son is smoking two beef tri tips
Potato Salad
Greek Salad
Baked Beans
Daughter is making her 7 layer taco dip
Chips and dip
Deviled eggs
And the cake from the recipe below served with whipped cream
My lil man had two pieces he loved it so much and then licked the paper plate!

Blackberry Wine Cake
1 box white cake mix
1 box blackberry Jell-O or black cherry Jell-O
1/2 cup oil
4 eggs
1 cup blackberry wine
1 cup pecans, chopped

Put pecans into bottom of greased and floured bundt pan.

Mix ingredients and pour into pan. Bake 350 for 45-60 minutes.


3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup blackberry wine

Melt butter in sauce pan and remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and blackberry wine. Spoon over warm cake.

12-16 oz. fresh blackberries
Rest of Blackberry wine from cake recipe
1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsps. cornstarch

Combine first 3 ingredients and cook on med. heat till berries start to break apart. Remove a few tbs. of the juice to a small bowl or cup and whisk in the cornstarch. Add this mixture to the pan with the cooked berries and heat till thickened. Cool. (The berries I used were fresh but I froze them. You can use frozen berries too from the store.)


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Take care,
Bez xxx

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Donna Childree Gotlib said...

The photo of your son says it all. I think I'm hungry now.

beth said...

Looks superyummy. your blog seems to be mouth watering. Keep it up the good work. Cheers :)

Anonymous said...

Oh this recipe sounds yummy! My neighbor makes some awesome chokecherry wine- I wonder if that would work too?

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