Make sure you have plenty of holes the cake. Ensure that the glaze of rum gets into every last one of them. This makes the cake taste so good! This recipe can make a large cake that can serve around 12 people. Scale down as needed. If you're not familiar with Rum cake, try making small batches using different rums to test how the rum alters the taste! You can also mix one liquor within the cake batter, and one in the glaze if you're up for something new and want to play around with different flavors!
The ideal dark rum to use to bake with is a robust spirit that has a distinct scent and flavor and it should possess some sweetness, but not overly sweet. The best choice for baking is a smooth, mildly spiced rum that has warm tastes like vanilla, oak and caramel. If you're baking a cake and you want to use the right liqueur, the right liqueur will enhance the taste of the baked items.