Double Chocolate Rum Cake
1 18-1/2 oz package chocolate cake mix
1 3-1/2 oz. package chocolate instant pudding mix
1/2 cup rum
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 10-inch tube pan or spring form pan.
Combine cake mix, pudding mix, 1/2 cup of BACARDI Select Rum,
water and oil in bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat at a low speed until
moistened. Beat for 2 minutes at a medium speed then stir in 1 cup of chocolate
Pour batter into pan and cook 50 minutes. Cool in pan 15
minutes then remove from pan and cool on rack.
1 cup of raspberry preserves
1/2 cup rum
Remainder of semi-sweet chocolate chips from cake recipe
2 Tbsp. shortening
1 oz. white chocolate
In small saucepan, heat preserves and BACARDI Select Rum. Strain through sieve
to remove seeds.
Place cake on serving plate and prick surface of cake with
fork. Brush glaze evenly over cake, until all glaze has been absorbed.
In a glass bowl combine remaining chocolate chips and
shortening. Microwave on medium high until melted, about 1 minute. Stir until
smooth. (Or heat over hot, not boiling, water until melted.)
Spoon chocolate icing over cake. Let stand 10 minutes.
Melt white chocolate and drizzle on top of chocolate icing.