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Black Russian Bundt Cake ~ 尔罗斯黑蛋糕



This Black Russian Cake gets its name from the famous cocktail made with Vodka and Kahlua, a coffee flavoured liqueur.   As with most liqueur soaked cakes, this cake is very moist and delicious. Although I modified the recipe a  bit, as in cutting down the sugar and the cocoa, the cake was incredibly good and the coffee liqueur gave it a rich and unique flavour.  The cake tasted much better upon 'maturity', the next day.  A keeper recipe for sure!












Dig in!


Recipe for Black Russian Bundt Cake ~  尔罗斯黑蛋   (adapted from 'here' with modification)

    Ingredients

    • 7 oz plain flour
    • 2.1/2 oz cornflour
    • 1.1/2 oz milk powder
    • 4 Tbsp cocoa powder  (reduced from 6 Tbsp)
    • 1 Tbsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 9.1/2 oz caster sugar (reduced from 14 oz)
    • 2 oz butter
    • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1/4 cup Vodka (I substituted with water)
    • 1/3 cup Kahlua
    • 1/4 cup Kahlua to drizzle
    Method

    1. Grease a 10 cup Bundt cake pan, dust with some cocoa powder, set aside.
    2. Sift flour, cornflour, dry milk powder, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.  Add in sugar and mix well.
    3. Add butter, oil, milk and vanilla to the dry ingredients.
    4. Beat with a mixer till batter is smooth.
    5. Add eggs till well combined.  Add in Vodka/water and Kahlua, mix evenly.
    6. Pour batter into the prepared Bundt pan and bake in a preheated oven @ 165 deg. C for 45 to 50 mins.   Let cool in pan for about 25 mins. before inverting onto a wire rack to cool.
    7. Wash the Bundt pan and when the cake is cool, put  back into the pan and poke holes on the surface of the cake.
    8. Drizzle on the Kahlua.  Let the cake mature in the pan, overnight.
    9. Unmould the cake, drizzle on some icing sugar or snow powder.  Serve.
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Comments

  1. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! I already subscribed to your blog and this was the first thing on my feed. I thought "hey I wonder if she saw my recipe" and lo and behold! I love that you adapted it to your own tastes and enjoyed the result. I recently remade it with a few tweaks and I still love it as much as before (even more possibly). Now that I've gotten the trick down for adapting cake mix recipes to being totally homemade (I have replacements for vanilla and chocolate cake mixes that I use), I'm excited to try this for other bundt cakes as well. Thanks again for trying this!

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    1. Hi. I was so glad to stumble upon your blog. You have a fantastic blog, love it. I'd love to see your other 'creations' and perhaps can 'copycat' them, if I have the ingredients. Thanks for sharing your recipes. Hope to see you here more often. Happy Lunar Chinese New Year to you and your family!

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    2. Thank you for such kind words -- I really appreciate it! I am so glad I found your blog as well. Hope we can keep sharing inspiration!

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  2. A very beautiful bundt cake, Cheah. I still have some coffee liqueur and this looks like a perfect cake recipe to use it up. Thanks for sharing, Cheah.

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  3. Hi Cheah,
    I always love to see you bake your cakes out of a bundt mould.
    They always turn out so nice, neat and pretty. This one too.
    How I wish I can have a piece from you :p
    Thanks for sharing this to LTU!
    mui

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  4. Boozy and looks just delicious! Would love to try it :D

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    1. Yes, if you love coffee liqueur, you'll enjoy this cake!

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  5. Hi Cheah,

    I can't stop admiring your cake... It look so dark and beautiful!

    Zoe

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  6. Hi Cheah!
    I love me a good Black Russian, or White Russian for that matter:) The only thing that could possibly be better is in cake form, Bundt Cake even better!!! National Kahlua Day is right around the corner. I'll be saving this recipe to celebrate!

    Thanks for sharing, Cheah...

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  7. Hi Cheah,
    What a tempting Black Russian Budnt cake! Not to mention so pretty too. Book marked it ,thank you.

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  8. This cake is GORGEOUS!! I seriously want a bundt cake pan!

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    1. Yes, invest in 1 or 2 Bundt cake pans. You won't regret.

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  9. Apart from the beautiful shape of this cake, the cake itself looks so so moist!

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