Chocolate Rum Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Rum Cake
How to make Chocolate Rum Cake
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A low fat chocolate cake with tofu, maple syrup and coffee. Slathered with a generous coat of chocolate rum frosting.

Ingredients of Chocolate Rum Cake

  • 1 cup pureed firm silken tofu, regular or low-fat
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup brewed strong coffee or espresso
  • 2 Tbsp dark rum
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Chocolate rum frosting:
  • 1 cup low fat chocolate spread
  • 1 tsp rum
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup milk

How to Make Chocolate Rum Cake

  • 1.Blend tofu, coffee, maple syrup, rum, vanilla extract till a smooth paste is formed.
  • 2.In a bowl, take flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder. Mix well till the mix is of the same color.
  • 3.Add tofu paste into the dry mix and mix well till the batter is smooth and lump free.
  • 4.Pour in a greased and floured baking dish and bake at 150 degrees for 40 minutes.
  • 5.Once the cake is done, check by inserting a fork through the cake. If the fork comes out clean, the cake is done.
  • 6.For icing, take chocolate spread rum, vanilla essence in a bowl and melt in a double boiler so that no lumps are formed. Once the mix is smooth then add milk. Let it cool.
  • 7.Pour over the cake and serve.