*Recipe For Christmas Rum Cake*

First posted in 2020 and repeated for the (hic) benefit of leadersh, sorry readers…

(With thanksh to my old friend Dilip Hota, who first supplied me with thish recipe)


1 or 2 bottles of rum

1 cup butter

1/8 tsp. sugar

2 large eggs

1 cup dried fruit

2 cups wheat flour

baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

lemon juice

brown sugar



Before you start, sample the rum to check for quality.

Select a large mixing bowl or measuring cup, etc. Check the rum again. It must be just right! 

To be sure the rum is of the highest quality, pour 1 level cup of rum into a glass and drink it as fast as you can. Repeat

With an electric mixer, beat butter in large fluffy bowl. Add flour, 1 seaspoon of thugar and beat again. 

Meanshile, it’s important to make sure the rum is of the finest quality – try another cup

Open the second quart of rum if necessary. Add 1 arge legg, 2 cups of fried druit and bleat till high

If the fried druits tend to shtick in the glades of the bixer, just lusen them with a drewscriver 

Before rouring in the pum, itsh very important (hic) to shample it agen for flavour and conshisthency

Nexsht, sift 3 cups of saalt and feffer (it really doesn’t matter). Shample the wum agein

Sift 1 pint of leemon goose, add 1 bablespun of brouwn thugar, of whatever colour yoo can find. 

Miksh well; frease oven, tourn cake pan to 350 greeds

Noe, poeur the whole mess sinto the boven and ake 

Cheq the crum agen and bo to ged 

 Melly (hic) Chlistmas!