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A Demijohn inspired chocolate rum cake for Father's Day

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cream together the butter and light brown sugar.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the maple syrup.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Beat in each of the eggs, one at a time.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Whisk together, the flour, cocoa and salt.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add half of the flour to the batter, along with half of the milk.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Whisk in and then add the remaining flour and remaining milk. Whisk until smooth.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add the Chocolate Rum Liqueur and mix.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Divide the batter between two greased baking tins and bake at 200'C for 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    When the cake has cooled, whisk together the cream c heese and butter until smooth before whisking in the icing sugar.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Spread the top of one of the cakes with frosting before placing a second on top. Cover the whole cake in frosting.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Chocolate Rum Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    To decorate, dust the top of the cake with cocoa and decorate with gold sprinkles. Then coat the edges of the cake in coconut flakes, sprinkling a few in the middle of the cake.

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