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Rum Cake

Rum Cake


For the syrup

  • Melt the butter, water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • When the syrup starts to froth, remove from heat.
  • Add the rum and vanilla extract. Stir to combine and set aside to cool.

For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Combine the eggs, egg yolks, rum, vanilla extract and almond extract in a bowl. Stir and set aside.
  • In a mixer, beat the flour, sugar, brown sugar and poppy seeds.
  • Add the butter and beat until completely combined.
  • Gradually add the egg mixture to the mixer, until incorporated.
  • Grease a 28 cm spring form pan with butter and dust with flour.
  • Transfer cake batter to spring form pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • When ready, remove from oven and using a small sharp knife, pierce the cake all over.
  • Pour cool syrup over cake.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
45 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
92 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
26 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
54 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
12 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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