Original recipe yields 12 servings
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
The rum-soaked raisins are a nice touch, which I also use when making apple strudel. Other that that, though, I judge it a rather average cake, with a slight rum flavor.
This cake has been the talk of the office. I put a little twist by using half applesauce and half chopped fresh sweet apples. WOW. Excellent recipe.
What a wonderful recipe!!This was the most delicious rum cake I have ever tried!!I used a little more rum :-))))
I loved this cake! It had more of a banana bread consistency which made it great. I too halved the applesauce and put diced fuji apples (the sweetest). I used all golden raisins and let them ...
I am surprised that anyone would describe this as a rum cake. I was quite liberal in my use of rum, and actually added more than the 1 cup of rum soaked raisins called for (additionally, I soak...
This turned out perfectly the first time I tried it. I didn't have cocoa powder so I added extra cinnamon and nutmeg, and dusted the top with some powdered sugar. Very nice!
Oh yes ! I forgot to mention: make it in a bundt pan for a better presentation! Have fun...
Pay no heed to the 3 star reviews that say this cake is too dry, or not Rummish enough. Maybe it is in the original form, but use this twist: Use a full 1/2 cup rum to soak raisins. Also use th...
My family loved this one. I glazed the top with leftover rum. Gave if a good rum aroma.