By Jared Wall, Level Bar at The Prince George Hotel, Halifax
Lunenburg’s Ironworks distillery is crafting a reputation for their premium quality spirits and liqueurs including this rich, dark rum made from Crosby’s Molasses, a classic Maritime ingredient.
Strike While the Iron is Cold
- 2 Servings
- 2 fl oz Ironworks Bluenose Rum
- 1/3 fl oz maple syrup
- 1/3 fl oz heavy (whipping) cream
- 1 egg
- Vanilla bean
Directions: Add all ingredients to a shaker without ice and shake very hard for 15 seconds. Add ice and shake very hard again, for 15 seconds. Double strain (using a mesh strainer) into coupe glasses or small snifters. Garnish with freshly grated vanilla bean.
Rum Cake with Mascarpone Cream and Candied Bacon
- 6 to 8 Servings
- 2 cups cake flour
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 3 tablespoon canola oil
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup Ironworks Bluenose Rum
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 (3 1/2 oz) box vanilla instant pudding
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 °F. Grease a bunt pan liberally or you can make individual cakes in muffin pans. In a stand mixer combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, butter and oil. Mix until it resembles sand in texture. While mixer is running, in a bowl, whisk together the eggs, rum, milk, pudding and vanilla. Pour into dry mix and beat until you have a smooth batter. Then pour into prepared pan and bake for 30-45 minutes or until when you test with a skewer it comes out clean.
Ironworks Bluenose Rum, 750 ml $43.01
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