A Man's Rum Chocolate Cake Recipe


Cooking Time20 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Unsweetened chocolate square1 Ounce (1 Piece)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Firmly packed light brown sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cake flour1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dark rum1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Rum chocolate frosting1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3819 Calories from Fat 1179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.7%

Saturated Fat 71.6 g358%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 903.1 mg

Sodium 2118.7 mg88.3%

Total Carbohydrates 561 g187%

Dietary Fiber 31.8 g127.3%

Sugars 330.4 g

Protein 61 g122.3%

Vitamin A 70.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 115% Iron 60.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt chocolate in water over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Cream butter until fluffy.
Gradually beat in sugar.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift flour with baking powder, salt, and soda.
Add flour and chocolate alternately to egg mixture, beating until smooth.
Stir in rum.
Line three 8-inch layer-cake pans or two 9-inch pans with greased wax paper.
Distribute batter equally among pans.
Bake 8-inch layers in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 15 to 20 minutes, 9-inch layers for 20 to 25 minutes, or until cakes test clean.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Turn out on racks and peel off paper.
When cool, fill and frost with Rum Chocolate Frosting.