Rum and Date Cake with Caramel Sauce

This decedent Rum and Date Cake with Caramel Sauce is what a sinful dessert should be. It looks stunning, will make your eyes roll to the back of your hear, perfect to impress guests, and really, isn't that hard to make.

What goes in Rum and Date Cake with Caramel Sauce?

Dates Dried prunes Raisins Spiced rum Self-rising flour Brown sugar Butter Golden syrup Heavy cream Vanilla



Combine boiling water, rum, and baking soda with dates, prunes, and raisins. After 10 minutes, blend into a paste. In a separate bowl, mix flour and sugar, then add melted butter, vanilla, and eggs. 



Combine with the date mixture, pour into the pan, and bake for 55 to 60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.



Prepare the caramel sauce. In a saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, golden syrup, and rum. Heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves. Let it come to a low boil and cook until thickened. Allow the sauce to cool for 10 minutes before drizzling it over the cake.

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