- 220g pastry flour
- 180g sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 85g raisins
- 100ml rum
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Start by placing the rum and raisins in a bowl and let them rest for about 30 minutes. This allows the raisins to hydrate and absorb the delicious rum flavor.
2. Mixing: 2. Melt the butter and mix it with the sugar.
- Add the eggs and mix until well integrated.
- Incorporate the mixture of raisins and rum.
3. Dry Ingredients: 5. Sift the flour and baking powder and mix until you have a homogeneous batter.
4. Baking: 6. Grease a rectangular mold and pour the batter into it.
- Preheat the oven to 170ºC (340ºF) and bake for about 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
5. Cooling: 8. Let the cake cool in the pan for 5 minutes, and then turn it out onto a wire rack to finish cooling completely.
6. Optional: 9. If desired, you can sprinkle a pinch of icing sugar on top before serving.
Enjoy your homemade Rum and Raisin Cake! It’s a delightful treat with the rich flavors of rum and sweet raisins.