Quick Rum Cake A La Maison Recipe

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Quick Rum Cake A La Maison

Jacki Allen

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@jackio46

This is from my Mom's recipe file. It was clipped from Good Housekeeping (1969) and became a family favorite. It was based on a dessert served at La Maison Stohrer in Paris.


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Serves:

12

Ingredients

1 pkg
yellow cake mix for 2-layer
1 tsp
grated orange rind
1/2 c
light rum

FILLING

2 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
dash(es)
salt

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

6
chocolate, unsweetened squares
1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
hot water
3
eggs
1/2 c
butter, softened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare cake per directions on package for two 9-inch rounds but fold in the orange rind. Bake and cool completely. When cool, using sharp knife cut in half horizontally to make 4 layers. Sprinkle each layer with rum. Place first layer on cake plate( cut side down) and spread with 1/3 of the filling.Repeat with two more layers. Top layer should be top side up. Frost with chocolate frosting and if desired press 1 cup chopped walnuts around the sides of cake. Refrigerate overnight.
2
Filling: In small bowl, at medium speed, whip the cream with sugar, salt until stiff peaks form. Fold in vanilla.
3
Frosting: In medium bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat the chocolate (melted)sugar and water until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add butter and beat until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy