Treasure Island; Kraken Rum Pirate Cake

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  • 3 cups gf self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup gf plain flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 250g softened butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup kraken rum
  • 6 eggs

Rum glaze

  • 100g butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/41 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup of dark chocolate melts


  1. For the cake, start by mixing together the first 4 ingredients.
  2. Next beat in the softened butter, milk, rum, and eggs until all is incorporated and smooth. Pour into a 8″ cake pan.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven for 2.5 hours at 140oC. If baking in smaller caker pans, bake at 140oC watch and check the cake starting around the 45 minute mark.
  4. Cool for several hours. While cooling, mix together a rum glaze.
  5. In a saucepan, melt together the butter, water, white sugar, rum, and dark chocolate melts, stirring until it’s all combined. Once cake and glaze are cool, pour glaze over cake until all is used up.