This is a family favorite. We've made this every week for the past few years already. It's foolproof and delicious.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 10x16-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.

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  • Combine 1 cup white sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat until smooth and creamy.

  • Combine remaining 2 cups white sugar, boiling water, and cocoa powder in a separate bowl; stir until sugar is dissolved.

  • Stir cocoa mixture into beaten eggs. Add flour, baking powder, and rum extract gradually, beating until fully blended. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

You can use spelt flour instead of all-purpose.

Substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla extract for the vanilla sugar if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

266.5 calories; protein 4.7g 9% DV; carbohydrates 37.8g 12% DV; fat 11.9g 18% DV; cholesterol 77.5mg 26% DV; sodium 71.1mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition