Baba Au Rhum Recipe

Try out this different, yet appetizingly inviting recipe for Baba Au Rhum. Also, this Baba Au Rhum is too easy to make that you don't have to really plan a lot to prepare this. So just give it a try!
Baba au Rhum
submitted by sumit at


Preparation Time6 Hr 0 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In7 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Active dry yeast/Compressed yeast1⁄4 Ounce
 Warm water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon peel1⁄2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Rum1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 441 Calories from Fat 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.9%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 74.4 mg

Sodium 275.9 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 43.9 g

Protein 6 g12.2%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 0.68%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)In a saucepan, scald milk, add sugar, salt and butter.
2)Cool to lukewarm.
3)In a large mixing bowl, add water and yeast.
4)Dissolve yeast and add cooled milk mixture. Mix well.
5)In a bowl, beat eggs along with lemon peel.
6)Add flour and beat until smooth. Cover and let it rise for about 6 hours.
7)Then, beat until smooth and elastic.
8)Take greased muffin pans, baba molds or ring mold and fill ½ full.
9)Leave it to rise, uncovered for about 20 minutes.
10)Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove at once from pans.
11)In a saucepan, add water, sugar and molasses and boil for 10 minutes.
12)Let it cool slightly and add rum.
13)Take serving dishes and put babas while still piping hot in it and spoon warm syrup over each.
14)Leave it for many hours.

15)Serve with extra sauce and top with whipped cream, if desired.