Help!!!!!!!!!! Rum Cake Disaster!!!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!!!

Decorating By silvina69 Updated 19 Jun 2009 , 1:20am by countrycakes

silvina69 Posted 18 Jun 2009 , 8:17pm
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Help! please I need somebody.....!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!!!

Ok!!! I made mini orange rum cakes and after I pored the rum syrup I waited a wile and tried one to taste and it's falling apart!!!!!!!! the mini cakes are falling apart!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why?????????? what went wrong???????

Please help me......!!!!!!!!!!!
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5 replies
CakeMommy3 Posted 18 Jun 2009 , 11:52pm
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Did you use too much syrup? When I made rum cake, I used a pastry brush to apply the syrup, moistening, not soaking the cake. Can you stick them in the fridge to firm up? That is so sad!

Brownie1954 Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 12:01am
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I agree with cakemommy3...sounds like too much syrup was used. Just a little goes a long way....

PinkZiab Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 1:01am
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Good rum cake generally is soaked fairly thoroughly, but you need to use a firm cake for it to be able to take on all of that liquid. It may be that the cake you used was too moist and soft to begin with, which is fine for normal cake, but not for this.

silvina69 Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 1:10am
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Yes, I did soaked and it got all mushy..... I'm going to try again tomorrow with a different recipe.

It has been raining for three days, do you think that got something to do with it?


Thank you Girls!!!!!!!! icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif

countrycakes Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 1:20am
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I usually brush mine with a pastry brush...never that this problem. Oh, dear! icon_cry.gif

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