Grandpa's Chocolate Rum Cake

Recipe by Debbie R.
READY IN: 8hrs 46mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat butter until fluffy, gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended after each. Add rum. Beat till blended.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, powder, soda, salt and nutmeg. Add to sugar mixture alternately with hot water, beginning and ending with dry things. Beat at low until blended after each addition; stir in extracts.
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 for 27 minutes. It will test not quite done. Cool in pans on rack 10 min; Remove from pans and then cool completely on them.
  • Spread 1 cup frosting between layers; frost top and sides with rest. Cover and chill 8 hours. Store in fridge.
  • Frosting: Beat cream until foamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, cocoa and extracts, beating until blended. Add rum; beat until thick and smooth.
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