Easy Rum Cake Recipe For Your Christmas Celebration

Looking for an easy rum cake recipe for your Christmas party? This one is simple to follow and will make your guests think you're a baking extraordinaire. Rum cake is the perfect dessert for winter celebrations, so roll up your sleeves and get ready to bake!

Ingredients for Rum Cake:

  • 1 3/4 cups (245g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (35g) corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups (260g) granulated sugar (or 1/3 cups brown sugar plus 1 cup granulated sugar)
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) oil (rapeseed, sunflower, olive)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) heavy cream (or milk)
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Dark Matter Spiced Rum
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • 60ml - water
  • 150g - granulated sugar
  • 60ml - dark rum


1. Whip up butter for 5 minutes until fluffy. Add sugar rum, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla extract and continue whisking beating until white. 

2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt, corn starch and baking powder. 

3. Combine two mixtures in a large bowl and add whipped cream. 

4. Grease a muffin tin (with a hole in the middle) and sprinkle with flour. Fill out the form with dough and put the cake in an oven preheated to 175 degrees. Bake for 50-60 minutes.

5. Make the syrup to soak the cake. Cooking syrup. We heat water, dissolve sugar in it, boil for a few minutes. Cool and add rum.

6. Using a brush, saturate the warm cake - spread a layer of syrup, wait a bit until it is absorbed, and repeat.  When cool, sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.

Easy Rum Cake Recipe For Your Christmas Celebration - Lassou Blog

Your rum cake is ready! You can also top it with frosting made of 1 cup of icing sugar and 60ml 35% heavy cream or with chocolate. Enjoy!

For more booze bakes recipes, check out this blog. Here you can find 4 delicious desserts with alcohol to warm up your heart. 

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