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Rum Baba

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Rum Baba


For the baba

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the flour, the butter at room temperature, the orange zest, the yeast, the honey, salt, and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed, for 3-4 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one by one and beat at high speed for 4-5 minutes. The mixture will be quite runny. 
  • Butter and flour a 23 cm Bundt pan and transfer the mixture in. Cover with a dish towel and let it double in volume for about 1 hour. 
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) set to fan. 
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. Set aside to cool well. 

For the syrup

  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the sugar, the water, the cinnamon, and the orange peels. Let it come to a boil until the sugar is completely dissolved. As soon as it does, remove from the heat. 
  • Cut the baba in half, horizontally, and drizzle the cut sides with rum. 
  • Let the baba cool and absorb the syrup on both sides for 1 hour. 
  • To assemble
  • Place the one half of the baba on a serving platter and cover with half of the whipped cream.
  • Cover with the other baba piece and spread the remaining whipped cream.
  • Decorate with the candied cherries and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


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)
39 %

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)
85 %

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)
23 %


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)
47 %


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)
8 %


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)
4 %


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)
1 %


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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