Coffee Rum Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

Wow - this is definitely one for coffee, and rum-lovers. Make the coffee as strong as you can and don’t be scared by the amount of liquid you are pouring into the cake. It soaks it up to make the most fabulocious boozy cake.


  • 175 g (6 oz) butter, softened, plus extra for the tin
  • 175 g (6


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5.
  2. Beat the butter and brown sugar together, using an electric mixer or by hand, until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs a little at a time, beating well after each addition, then fold in the flour and salt. Put in