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The Best Rum Cake

The Best Rum Cake


  • 1 cup Flor de Cana rum
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup dried fruit
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup walnuts if desired


  1. Before you start, sample the rum to check for quality. Good isn’t it? Now go ahead. Heat oven to 350 F. Select a large mixing bowl, measuring cup, etc. With an electric mixer, beat 1 cup of the butter until fluffy. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar and beat again.
  2. Meanwhile, make sure the rum is the finest quality!
  3. Mix flour, baking soda and baking powder together. Add 2 large eggs, lemon juice, 2 cups fried fruit and mix well.
  4. Fold in nuts. Add rum slowly and brown sugar and mix well. Grease cake pan and bake until golden brown for 25 – 35 mins.

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