Texas A & M Cake recipe is a yummy blend of red velvet and bourbon flavors with white chocolate glaze. From RestlessChipotle.com
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Texas A & M Cake

A maroon and white cake, flavored with bourbon and red velvet and glazed with a creamy, sweet white chocolate ganache.
Course Dessert - Cake
Cuisine American - Southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 267kcal
Author Marye Audet-White


  • Softened butter to grease the pan
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 -1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1 -1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon

For the Maroon Swirl

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon buttermilk , little more if needed to thin the batter
  • 2 teaspoons red food color

For the White Chocolate Ganache

  • 6 ounces white chocolate melts , white chocolate chips are not recommended
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


  • Preheat the oven to 325F.
  • Grease the pan and dust with flour, shaking out the excess.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt -- set aside.
  • Beat the butter and sugar on medium speed about 5 minutes, until very light and fluffy.
  • Switch mixer speed to low.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each addition.
  • Stir in the vanilla and sour cream.
  • Fold in the flour mixture.
  • Remove 1 1/2 cups of the batter to a smaller bowl.
  • Add the bourbon to the batter in the mixer.
  • Mix in the cocoa, red food coloring, and milk into the batter in the smaller bowl until the color is consistent.
  • Spoon the batter in the pan, alternating maroon and white.
  • Swirl a knife through the batter.
  • Bake for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in the pan for 30 minutes.
  • Loosen the cake from the pan and turn out to finish cooling.
  • When cool drizzle the glaze over the cake.

For the Glaze

  • Put the melts and the cream in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Heat the white chocolate melts and the cream in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Stir.
  • Continue until the white chocolate is melted and "drippy"


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.5mg