About the ingredient dark rum. Including 157 recipes with dark rum, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane by-products such as molasses and sugarcane juice by a process offermentation and distillation. The distillate, a clear liquid, is then usually aged in oak and other barrels.
Light rums are commonly used in cocktails, whereas golden and dark rums are also appropriate for drinking straight, or for cooking. Premium rums are also available that are made to be consumed straight or with ice.
Dark Rum, also known as black rum or red rum, classes as a grade darker than gold rum. It is generally aged longer, in heavily charred barrels. Dark rum has a much stronger flavor than either light or gold rum, and hints of spices can be detected, along with a strong molasses or caramel overtone. It is used to provide substance in rum drinks, as well as color. In addition to uses in mixed drinks, dark rum is the type of rum most commonly used in cooking.
Most rum produced is made from molasses. Within the Caribbean, much of this molasses is from Brazil. A notable exception is the French-speaking islands where sugarcane juice is the preferred base ingredient.
Yeast and water are added to the base ingredient to start the fermentation process. While some rum producers allow wild yeast to perform the fermentation, most use specific strains of yeast to help provide a consistent taste and predictable fermentation time.
Aging and Blending
Many countries require that rum be aged for at least one year. This aging is commonly performed in used bourbon casks, but may also be performed in stainless steel tanks or other types of wooden casks. The aging process determines the coloring of the Rum. Rum that is aged in oak casks becomes dark, whereas Rum that is aged in stainless steel tanks remains virtually colorless.
Dark rum is usually found in the beverages section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Dark rum is a member of the Beverages US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
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There are 157 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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Excellent as an ice cream topping or as a filling for Bananas Foster Chimichangas.
This delightful dessert is so good, the crust is buttery and flakey, and the pear-almond filling is scrumptious and juicy.
This healthier version of chocolate zucchini rum cake is made with whole wheat flour, grape seed oil, apple sauce, a small amount of butter. Also has much less sugar than the original recipe, and the cake is super moist, packed with chocolate flavor and absolutely divine.
Found the original recipe in foodnetwork magazine "The Chocolate" issue. I changed a few things according to my own taste and this decadent chocolate babka only lasted about half day at our counter.
American Thanksgiving is coming, pumpkin pie is a classic dessert, in this recipe, use rum and molasses, the pie looks beautiful and very tasty too.
A flavourful and hearty soup warms you up instantly, an ideal soup on a cold fall or winter day.
Dark Rum Balls recipe
These biscotti is loaded with flavour, every bite yields bits of yummy goodness. Perfect for a snack with a cup of coffee or your favorite tea, and also make excellent Christmas gifts!
A classic pumpkin pie spike with rum. Dark, rich and delicious.
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Creamy, silken and rich, but not too sweet! This tiramisu is just like the title, perfect. It gives you ultimate joy in every bite, and this is a super dessert!
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A desert that tastes like a creation of an award winning chef...
Cuban bread pudding is a classic and popular dessert in Cuba, and it is easy to make, you can put any your favorite topping onto it to give the pudding extra goodness.
There are ground pecans in the shell, there are chopped pecans in the maple-brown sugar filling, and there are maple candied pecans arranged on top. The sweetness comes from both dark brown sugar and maple syrup, and there are some chopped dried cherries and rum added into the filling as well. A classic pecan pie is twisted with a modern way to make it more delicious and appealing, and everyone will give you a big "wow".
Just like Santa, I have big orders to fill when it comes to the holidays. Everyone wants me to make them some.
This Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding cake is smooth and creamy, the coconut milk, raisins and rum add huge flavor to this dessert.