Rum Cake Question.

Decorating By QueenJessica Updated 10 Dec 2009 , 6:51pm by JanH

QueenJessica Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 6:20pm
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I would like to make a rum cake. I've only ever seen them done in a bundt cake pan. My question is, is there anyway to do a rum cake as a layer cake, or will be final result be too wet? I would like to cover it in buttercream if possible.

Thanks!

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indydebi Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 6:34pm
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I just use a regular cake mix, and sub part of the water with rum. Works just fine. The amount of rum I use is "to taste", so you might want to experiment with a couple to find the right level for your taste. It may also depend on the rum. The kind I used, my hubby brought back from Jamaica 20 years ago, so it was not only super authentic Jamaican Rum, but it was well aged! thumbs_up.gif

Brides who have ordered rum cake have selected apricot filling (I use the sleeve filling) or pineapple-apricot (combo of two sleeve fillings).

indydebi Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 6:41pm
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sadsmile Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 6:42pm
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Oh yeah that's a wonderful flavor combo Debi!!!!

Droooling over here!

JanH Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 6:51pm
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