Rum Mocha Chocolate Cake8 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 35 min
- Ready In: 55 min
“Two layers of chocolate cake, flavored with rum and coffee, with mocha rum frosting in the middle. Serve with whipped cream and cherries.” - by VIKIZW
Original recipe yields 1 - 8 inch double layer cake
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 - 8 inch pans. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Mix together 4 teaspoons instant coffee, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, and 3/4 cup boiling water; set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons rum. Mix the milk into cooled cocoa mixture, then beat into the batter alternately with the flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pans.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
- To make Mocha Chocolate Frosting: Sift together confectioners' sugar and 5 tablespoons cocoa powder; set aside. Dissolve 2 teaspoons instant coffee with 1/3 cup boiling water; set aside. In a medium bowl, cream butter until smooth. Beat in sugar/cocoa mixture. Mix in the vanilla extract and rum. Beat until smooth and creamy. Spread between layers of cooled cake.
Amount Per Serving (10 total)
- 468 cal
- 15.5 g
- 80.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"I made this today and it received thumbs up. It's delicious but very rich, so I skipped the whipped cream and cherries...." See more"
"This is a good recipe, and pretty easy to make. I did add a teaspoon of vinegar to the batter and I think that helped to make it a little more moist...." See more"
"I found this cake a little on the dry side, which was disappointing after all the work it took to make it. I did use fresh brewed coffee instead of instant, since I had a pot going...it saved some ha..." See moressle. I added a little rum to the cherries for the topping, which jazzed them up and emphasized the rum flavor in the cake."
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