Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of christmas and feed it regularly with rum brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist. This is the cake that takes the cake.
Those who want to avoid alcohol can try this with apple juice or orange juice or even grape juice.
Christmas cake with rum. Stir together the rum and maple syrup then slowly spoon over the cake. The jellyroll pan with wax paper flip is the best idea ive been able to come up with for the transfer. To feed the cake the first time use a cocktail stick to poke all over the top of the warm cake.
I always wanted to try rum soaked cake. Christmas cake black cake wedding cake and great cake are all names used to describe the famous caribbean cake that is made with aged rum soaked fruitsthis is a cake that is made to mark the celebration of christmas weddings christenings baptisms and significant anniversaries. Spiced rum christmas cake ever since i first started making my own christmas cakes a few years ago ive been using spiced rum instead of the traditional brandy.
Its but one in a sea of rum cake recipes but because its so easy and so. This beloved rum soaked fruit cake is highly revered and sought after during christmas time as well as weddings and celebrations. Recipe notes for christmas fruit cake with rum mixed peel is skins and peels of various fruits like oranges lemons etc.
You can also add any dried or candied fruits of your choice like figs prunes apricots cranberries plums cherries tutti frutti or nuts. Pws mother in laws christmas rum cake this is my mother in laws recipe one she prepares every christmas and while it contains some ingredients some might find patently objectionable and morally repugnant i have absolutely no problem embarrassing myself by eating piece after piece each and every year. This makes a great inexpensive christmas gift with a pretty presentation using any of the christmas themed fluted cake pans.
Unlike most people i also dont feed my christmas cake with additional alcohol after its been baked as i just dont think its necessary. Black cake caribbean rum soaked fruit cake famous for its uniquely dense texture dark color rich and robust taste. As i mentioned in my non alcoholic fruit cake post today im sharing fruit and rum cake recipe.
Prepare this fruit cake in advance and feed it regularly with rum brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist from bbc good food. Feed the cake every week to 10 days until you decorate it. Rum cake is a traditional cake prepared during christmas.
Cool completely then remove the baking parchment wrap loosely in clean baking parchment and store in an airtight tin.