Stella Doro Italian Rum Cake

Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This tastes like a real South Philly Italian Rum Cake without the trouble of making sponge cake. Try it, you will agree. I usually make mine with almond toast, because I don't like the taste of the anisette toast as much. Cook time is refrigerator time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut anisette cookies in half lengthwise and line bottom of 13x9 glass baking dish.
  2. Brush cookies or spray cookies with rum.
  3. Pour prepared vanilla pudding over cookies.
  4. Cover pudding with another layer of anisette cookies cut in half length wise and sprayed with rum.
  5. Cover cookies with prepared chocolate pudding.
  6. Cover chocolate pudding with Cool Whip.
  7. Refrigeate for at least 4 hours.


Most Helpful

I haven't made this yet but I feel like I have struck GOLD! This sounds exactly like my mother's recipe. She grew up in Philly and I'm sure this is the same. Thank you so much for posting this!

bonmike February 03, 2009

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