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Baba Au Rum

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Ingredients
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 stick)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Rum 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, sift flour and salt.
2) In a small bowl, soak yeast in warm milk.
3) In another bowl, beat eggs, and slowly add sugar, beat until light lemon in colour.

MAKING
4) In a small pan, melt butter and add to the egg mixture while still warm.
5) Stir in vanilla and yeast mixture in the egg mixture.
6) Fold enough sifted flour in the egg mixture to make and semi thick batter.
7) Two cups of flour may not be needed.
8) Place the egg and flour mixture in warm place, and allow it to rise until double in volume.
9) Pour the egg and flour mixture in a buttered muffin moulds, fill it just about 3/4.
10) Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown on top.

FINALIZING
11) In a saucepan, put together water and sugar and allow to boil.
12) Take the pan away from heat and add rum.
13) Soak the cakes in rum.
14) Place in refrigerator until chilled.

SERVING
15) Serve chilled with dollop of whipped cream, with fruits, orange, segments or cherries if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Drink: 
Alcohol
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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