Drunken Pirate Rum Cake

We’re continuing to party like pirates this week with a yummy swashbuckling recipe!

I’m pretty sure this is exactly what they served on real pirate ships just before those bloody marauders went a-plunderin’ & a-pillagin’. 

Drunken Pirate Rum Cake

Oops.  I mean…

Drunken Pirate Rum Cake

Cake Ingredients:

4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cake Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Beat egg whites until stiff.
Add 4 tablespoons of the sugar.
Beat egg yolks with remaining sugar.
Add egg whites.
Fold in dry ingredients.
Add melted butter & vanilla.
Pour into greased & floured 9 x 13 glass pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Poke holes in cake.
Pour hot sauce over warm cake.
Sprinkle with chopped nuts &/or toasted coconut.

Sauce Ingredients:

2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1/2 cup rum

Sauce Directions:

Boil sugar & water to soft ball stage (235 degrees).
Remove from heat.
Add rum.
Pour over warm cake.
Before sauce is all absorbed into cake, sprinkle with nuts &/or coconut.

Now use your razor-sharp rapier to cut a slice, then dig right in with that hook you’ve got for a hand & enjoy!


2 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Hollie says:

    I think I’d like to have a fork in my hand instead of the hook for this recipe!! Delicious looking cake!!! hmmmm…cake…………….. :elvira

  2. Laura J. says:

    I’m wondering if some of our regulars might be a bit “under the weather” like that fine pirate pictured above.

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