Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I found this recipe during the Christmas 2009 season in a local newspaper. I haven't tried it myself yet but it looks delicious. The recipe says it is a great glaze for rum cake but I bet it would be fabulous over vanilla pound cake too.


  1. In a small pan melt 3 tablespoons butter and 3 tablespoons of brown sugar.
  2. Cook 5-8 minutes until bubbly and brown.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons dark rum and whisk for about 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat, add 2 cups sifted icing/confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoons evaporated milk.
  5. Pour over cake.
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I've had a Zaar cake recipe I've been wanting to make for a while now, and this recipe provided the perfect "frosting on the cake!" Made for my mother-in-law's Celebration of Life funeral luncheon held here at our house today. I was sooo very pleased with how this Rum Frostinig/Glaze complimented the Chocolate Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake #14964, and so very proud that I could share Zaar AND this recipe with family and friends on this memorable day. This Glaze cooks up and pours really well and the 3 tablespoons of Rum is all that is needed to give it that extra kick. Everyone LOVED it! Thanks my "adopted" PAC baby for sharing. Made for Spring, 2010 PAC.

Suzanna Marie April 17, 2010

Yum! I only used 3/4 cup icing sugar and it was already spreadable. More flavor too, with less sugar.

rosslare December 07, 2012