A Sweet and Balanced Hennessy Pound Cake

Have you ever tried a Hennessy Pound Cake? It’s a unique and delicious way to add a little extra something to your baking repertoire. Sweet, boozy, and incredibly balanced, this cake is sure to tickle your taste buds and impress any gathering.

Do you want to give it a try? Here’s the recipe you’ll need:


  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 3 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup of Hennessy
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • Powdered Sugar (for dusting)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch pan with butter.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, eggs, oil, Hennessy, almond extract and nutmeg until just combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden-brown.
  4. Allow the cake to cool before dusting it with powdered sugar and serving.

This pound cake is truly a delicate balance of sweet and boozy flavours – not too sweet, not too boozy. The splash of almond extract and nutmeg added complexity and depth to the cake, giving it a fragrant, delicious aroma.

Hennessy Pound Cake is perfect for any occasion, from a casual family get-together to a festive dinner party. It can also be served as a delicious after-dinner treat. It’s even better when paired with Ice-cream or whipped cream!

This cake is a unique twist on traditional pound cake recipes, such as the classic pound cake, or a Southern-style sweet potato pound cake. The ingredients and instructions can be easily adapted to suit your own personal tastes or dietary preferences.

So if you’re looking for a delicious cake recipe to impress your guests, try Hennessy Pound Cake! You won’t be disappointed!