Rum Cupcake recipe. Our spin on the traditional Rum Christmas cake – A great snack that’s incredibly easy to make! These will go down a treat at parties, so feel free to go crazy on the amount of RUM! (Drink responsibly) It’s rich taste and spongy texture will have you passing out! sorry I meant drooling for more!

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Total Time: 40 min
Prep: 10 min |  Inactive: up to 2 days (marination)  |  Cook: 30 min


Rum Cupcake

Ingredients

  • Glazed cherries
  • Mixed Fruit (Dry)
  • 35cl white Rum
  • 35cl Red wine
  • 1 cup of Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 500g Plain flour
  • 2 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp All spice
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tsp Almond extract
  • 1 Tsp Biocarbonate soda
  • 1 Tsp Lemon juice
  • 8 tsp Browning (The more the darker, Use to your discretion)Serving suggestion: 4

Directions

  1. Firstly Soak glazed cherries and dry mixed fruit in White Rum and red wine in the fridge for minimum of 2 days before you start baking (Use this mixture later during baking)
  2. Mix together 1 cup of Sugar and 2 Large Tbsp Butter and mix Until golden brown
    Then egg 6 eggs one by one and mix together
  3. Use separate bowl and mix dry ingredients:
    500g Plain flour
    2 Tsp Baking powder
    1 Tsp Nutmeg
    1 Tsp Cinnamon
    1 Tsp All spice
  4. Mix liquid and dry ingredients together and add mixed fruits soaked in rum and wine and continue to mix well
    Add
    1 Tsp vanilla extract
    1 Tsp Almond extract
    1 Tsp Biocarbonate soda
    1 Tsp Lemon juice
    1 cup Browning (Use discretion)
  5. And mix together well
  6. Mixture should be a dark brown colour
    Make sure you mix well. Use a hand mixer if possible.
  7. Use a spoon and carefully pour mixture into cupcake cases into baking tray 3/4 high leaving 1/4 of space at the top.
  8. Place in a pre- heated oven at 180 degrees for up to 20mins
    Make sure you check regularly. You can place a toothpick inside the cupcake and check if it’s ready. If toothpick comes out clean it is ready.
  9. Once taken out the oven pour a shot of white rum on the cupcakes and let it rest for 10 mins

Enjoy!

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