Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Double Chocolate Rum Cake


Double Chocolate Rum Cake

1 package chocolate cake mix
1 (3&3/4 ounce) package of instant chocolate pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup rum
1/2 cup oil
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cake mix, pudding, eggs, rum, and oil. Mix on low speed until combined, on high speed for 2 minutes. Add chocolate pieces. Pour batter into a greased bundt pan. Bake 50-60 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in pan, remove and cool on rack.
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 cup raspberry preserves
1 cup rum
2 tablespoons shortening
1/2 white chocolate pieces
Heat rum and preserves in small saucepan, strain and remove seeds. Place cake on cake stand, poke holes with small skewer. Brush raspberry glaze over cake until completely absorbed. Melt semi-sweet chocolate pieces and shortening in microwave until smooth. Drizzle melted semi-sweet chocolate over cake, cool. Melt white chocolate pieces in microwave until smooth. Drizzle white chocolate over semi-sweet chocolate, cool. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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PS This recipe is from my mother-in-law. I have been making this cake for almost 20 years....Thanks Marion!


Amber said...

As if the photo wasn't enough to convince me to make this - the recipe was the final nail! Awesome picture. Looks delicious.

From Tracie said...

If someone would bake one of those for me.....I would be *incredibly* happy!!!


kbreints said...

Serious Yum. I almost licked the screen.

Natalie said...

I think i gained 5 lbs looking at this! YUMMO!

Susan said...

Now, that cake looks heavenly.

To die for!!

Great shot♥

julie said...

Gorgeous shot! Mag worthy for sure! :)

leigh said...

Did someone say cake? MMMMMMMMMM!

That's Right...I'm Ken said...

Can you make this a scratch and sniff picture?

Hannah said...

YUM. I mean seriously...YUM. That looks amazing.

deb duty said...

This looks so good!

Cyn said...

Oh my.... that is just magnificent!

Gretchen said...

OH YUM! I'll take a piece... wonderful picture!!

Anonymous said...

I don't know what is is about this photo, but I love it. It might be the out of focus star, the details of the cake and berries, the tone...it all works really well.

Darcie said...

Hey! I'm in love with this blog. The colors, layout, pictures everything! And I want to make just about every recipe I see here. :)