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Fireball Cake

The easiest bundt cake recipe, spiked with Fireball for extra cinnamon flair and a solid boozy kick! The best qualities of Fireball whiskey shine through, and this Fireball Cake is topped with sweet, perfect, cinnamon whiskey glaze, oozing over every corner and edge! This Fireball Cake will be the hit of every holiday get-together!

Course Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Sarah


For Fireball Cake:

  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 3.4 oz. box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 3/4 cup Fireball whiskey or cinnamon whiskey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

For Fireball Glaze:

  • 4 tbsp. butter melted
  • 1/3 cup Fireball whiskey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 - 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts


For Fireball Cake:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together cake mix, pudding mix, oil, whiskey, water, and eggs.

  2. Stir in walnuts.

  3. Pour batter into a greased bundt pan.

  4. Bake at 325 for 40-50 minutes, or until edges are brown, and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

  5. Remove to a wire rack to cool for 15 minutes before inverting onto a serving platter to cool completely. Do not cool completely in pan - cake will stick.

  6. Prepare glaze.

For Fireball Glaze:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, whiskey, vanilla, and 2 cups powdered sugar.

  2. Whisk until smooth, adding more powdered sugar as needed to achieve desired consistency.

  3. Drizzle over cooled cake.

  4. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts. 

  5. Allow glaze to set for about 10 minutes.

  6. Cut and serve!