Rum Cake Recipe

Ingredients for Rum cake:

1 1/2 cup flour
4 table-spoon rum
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar, powdered
3/4 cup butter
1 t-spoon Baking powder
1/4 t-spoon cooking soda
1/2 t-spoon vanilla extract
5-6 pitted dates, chopped
2 table-spoon chopped pecans
a pinch of salt (optional)
1 table-spoon sugar, powdered

For Rum Glaze:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup dark rum
a little amount of water


How to make Rum cake:

  • First of all, Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Melt butter and put it in a large bowl, add sugar to the bowl and mash it properly such that sugar gets dissolved in butter, mash the mixture only clockwise direction for the complete recipe.
  • Now, add eggs, first the white part only, mash it for a minute. then, add the yellow part, mash it again for a minute.
  • Then, add flour, rum, vanilla essence, dates, pecans and a pinch of salt (optional). Again mash the complete mixture now. Mash it properly now, for 5 mins. atleast so that no lumps remain. The more you mash the mixture the more softer resultant cake well be.
  • Then, add baking powder and cooking soda and mix it properly again for a minute or two.
  • Now, take a pan of microwave oven, grease the bottom and sides of the pan properly with 1 t-spoon butter. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of it. Put the batter in the pan and spread it properly.
  • Now, start baking the cake. Bake it for 40 mins. If it still sticks after inserting a toothpick, increase the baking time. After 40 mins. or so hot Rum cake will get ready.
  • To Prepare the Rum Glaze:In a medium saucepan combine butter, water and sugar. Bring it to boil, reduce the heat to low and increase the thickness of Syrup. Turn off the heat
  • Add dark Rum to the syrup and mix well. Rum Glaze is ready.
  • Spread Rum Glaze on top of the hot cake.