I followed this recipe exactly, not changing anything. It took so long to make it and so much work... and it was horrible. Awful. I nearly tore it out of my husband's hands. It was his birthday cake. Huge mistake.
The cake was extraordinarily dense, barely soaked up any of the rum mixture, and was pretty... boring. The best part was the custard and fruit. I had to throw out all that hard work. Such a disappointment. Again, I did not change anything. I should add that I'm a great baker and often receive high praise for my baking and cooking, mainly because I know how to follow a recipe. I cannot recommend this one.Read More