By the time mid-summer rolls around, the last thing I want at a picnic is another bland potato or pasta salad. A salad that never gets tired or disappoints is the classic caprese salad. I have made variations of this recipe several different ways.
Before heading to Amelia Island in Florida for a beach vacation, I noticed there were a few items in the fridge in need of consumption. I’m not going to lie. I actually considered taking them with me as my lodging choice had a kitchen. Then I imagined what the guard at TSA would say if he opened my carry-on.
If you’re worried about drunk dialing an ex after eating a slice of this cake, you have nothing to worry about. The alcohol in the batter burns off while it bakes, and cooking the bourbon until the sugar dissolves does the trick for the glaze. What is left behind is a rich, caramel flavor that elevates the sumptuousness of the buttery pound-cake-style bundt.