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Authentic Jamaican Rum Cake Recipe by Kemoy McCurbyn

Jamaican Rum cake is one of the most delicious Jamaican desserts that you can serve after a hearty meal. 

Click Here for the Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe.

This cake can be had at any time of the day, served at any party as a tasty snack, and not just for dessert.

This recipe is a simple step by step one that you can follow to bake yourself a beautiful Rum Cake.

Simple Recipe For Jamaican Rum Cake

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

Equipment needed: Bundt Pan (Baking tin with hole in the middle) or any baking tin.


1 box yellow or white cake mix
1 small box instant vanilla pudding
3 eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup water
½ cup Jamaican white rum


1 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
¼ cup water
¼ cup Jamaican white rum


  • Preheat oven to 325° F
  • Grease tin with butter, then dust with flour or spray tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine cake mix, vanilla pudding, eggs, oil, water and rum in a large mixing bowl. Beat for 2 minutes until smooth.
  • Pour batter in prepared tin, bake for 1 hour
  • Prepare Glaze while cake is in the oven
  • Combine butter, sugar and water in sauce pan and bring to boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat and add the rum to the mixture, mix thoroughly
  • Remove cake from the oven when done, do not cool.
  • Pour rum glaze onto the hot cake.
  • Set cake on cool rack to cool.

Serve as dessert or on its own.


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