Chocolate Rum Cake Recipe

Chocolate Rum Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm/8 in cake

100 g/4 oz/1 cup plain (semi-sweet) chocolate

15 ml/1 tablespoon rum

3 eggs

100 g/4 oz/ cup caster (superfine) sugar

25 g/1 oz/ cup cornflour (cornstarch)

50 g/2 oz/ cup self-raising (self-rising) flour

Method:

Melt the chocolate with the rum in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Whisk together the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy, then fold in the cornflour and flour. Stir in the chocolate mixture. Spoon into a greased and lined 20 cm/8 in cake tin (pan) and bake in a preheated oven at 190C/375F/gas mark 5 for 10-15 minutes until springy to the touch.

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