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Rum Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 8 , separated
  Granulated sugar 750 Milliliter
  Butter 500 Milliliter
  Vanilla 10 Milliliter
  Flour 750 Milliliter (Pastry)
  Rum 80 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C before baking.

MAKING
2) Beat egg whites till they reach a soft peak stage and slowly mix in 1 cup (250 ml) sugar to form a stiff meringue.
3) Mix butter with the remaining sugar, creaming well.
4) Beat in one egg yolk at a time and add in vanilla.
5) Mix in flour alternately with one-third additions of rum.
6) Add this mixture to meringue, mixing well to a smooth batter.

FINALIZING
7) Take a 4" x 10" (10 x 25 cm) loaf pan; pour the batter into it and cook for 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven.
8) Transfer the cake onto a cooling rack and set aside to cool for 15 minutes.

SERVING
9) Ice and decorate the cake as wished and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Drink: 
Alcohol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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