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A Man's Rum Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate square 1 Ounce (1 Piece)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Cake flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dark rum 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rum chocolate frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Melt chocolate in water over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Cool.
Cream butter until fluffy.
Gradually beat in sugar.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift flour with baking powder, salt, and soda.
Add flour and chocolate alternately to egg mixture, beating until smooth.
Stir in rum.
Line three 8-inch layer-cake pans or two 9-inch pans with greased wax paper.
Distribute batter equally among pans.
Bake 8-inch layers in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 15 to 20 minutes, 9-inch layers for 20 to 25 minutes, or until cakes test clean.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Turn out on racks and peel off paper.
When cool, fill and frost with Rum Chocolate Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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