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Rum and Raisin Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Moist chocolate cake with rum flavoring, raisins, and pecans added for texture. Great coated with whipped cream or served hot with custard."
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Ingredients

servings 289
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 -9 or 10 inch tube pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Boil water add rum and raisins. Melt butter and beat egg. Add to the raisin mixture.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, cocoa, and sugar together. Stir into raisin mixture. Add chopped pecans and stir until just combined. If batter is too thick add a little more water. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes. Let cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto a serving dish. Serve cake hot with custard or top cooled cake with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 289 calories; 14.4 37.3 3.2 39 167 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cake is fabulous! Wonderful flavour, aromatic, and not too sweet! Mmmm. I served it warm with whipping cream poured on top. Wonderful. I ate the last piece a few days later (warmed up i...

Most helpful critical review

This cake was horrible. I took it home for Christmas and no one ate it. It didnt have a good flavor and would have had to be topped with something. Big waste of time.

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This cake is fabulous! Wonderful flavour, aromatic, and not too sweet! Mmmm. I served it warm with whipping cream poured on top. Wonderful. I ate the last piece a few days later (warmed up i...

Very different, yet good cake! Definitely needs to be topped with something sweet. I used cream cheese frosting and it was great. It should be called chocolate rum raisin cake because the cho...

This cake was horrible. I took it home for Christmas and no one ate it. It didnt have a good flavor and would have had to be topped with something. Big waste of time.

Not very good, waste of time and money. Blah. It just needed something.

I made this last Christmas. I'm going to make it again soon. Going to add diced apple and chopped dates. My grandmother used to make a cake at Christmas time similar to this. It was called Less ...

this cake was great my neighbor asked me to bake one for her family fiesta

It's very delicious, perfect recipe