113 Reviews

Way better than tortuga rum cake!

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alisonpaige March 20, 2010

This recipe is fabulous. It is even better than the Tortuga because it is bigger and made from scratch. When I make this, it disappears quickly and everybody asks when the next one is being made. Thanks for an excellent recipe.

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march_5_94 December 31, 2009

This is a great recipe! Definitely the next best thing to a Tortuga rum cake. I don't think you could get any closer! It is always a hit and everyone loves it! Easy too!

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djp1265 December 20, 2009

This was a huge hit at a birthday party last night. I used yellow cake mix instead of the basic cake mix and I used Capt Morgan Private Stock Rum because that is what I had. It came out beautifully. Will be making this often!!!!

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Chelebelle December 13, 2009

We have a Caribbean themed holiday party at work every year. I decided to try this recipe and it made a big hit. It may be the best cake I have ever made - Thanks for making me look good!

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shorts954 December 11, 2009

OHHHH YUM! I followed the recipe except that I used Bacardi Gold rum since that was what I had on hand. Used 1/2 cup for the cake and about 1/3 cup for the glaze. I made it the day before and stored it in the fridge. Oh man, this is so good. It got rave reviews from my friends as well. Served it with some freshly whipped cream. Thank you for sharing your recipe. I WILL make this again.

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LoveToBake67 December 06, 2009

Delicious!! I have always ordered the Tortuga Rum Cake as a tradition at Christmas, but this definitely comes more than close and saves $$. Making this cake will now be the tradition!Outstanding!!!!

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bszynalik November 24, 2009

Tastes just like the Grand Cayman Toruga rum cakes

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Chef Jen & Kai October 31, 2009

This is one of the best rum cakes I have ever made. My family could not wait to dig in so the rum syrup had only soaked for a few hors before they started to eat it. I only had Bacardi Rum on hand but that worked just fine , I will try it with the suggested rum next time.

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meggamoma August 16, 2009
Almost Tortuga Rum Cake