JACK SPARROW'S BROWN BUTTER AND RUM CAKE - 12 servings - Rum and browned butter
This Brown Buttere Rum Cake is a stellar choice for any special occasion. A buttery made-from-scratch cake, embellished with edible fondant golden pennies and soaked with a sweet buttered rum sauce could only result in an impressive dessert. It's sure to get the party started.
Rum cake is believed to have originated in the Caribbean islands, brought there by European settlers. It's thought that, what we know as rum cake today, was initially a rum soaked fruit cake steamed pudding.
When people hear the term "buttered rum", they usually think instantly of chilly weather. Truth is, while it's a flavor that's perfectly suitable for fall and winter holidays, rum cake can be served at Easter and as a special summer dessert. Think island life for summer, and a tasty way to warm-up during the cooler months of the year. Due to this, it's become a year-round cake to serve when one wants something special to serve!