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Brown Sugar Pound Cake With Rum

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“Sweet, dense and oh so very good. A true pound cake with the flavor of the deep south. The ultimate comfort food! Cooking time is baking time.”
2hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Cream butter and slowly add sugar to the soft butter.
  4. Beat, till very light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, one at the time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Add vanilla.
  7. Combine dry ingredients.
  8. Add to butter alternating with the milk.
  9. End with the flour mix.
  10. Fill in prepared pan.
  11. Bake for 1 hour and 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Cool cake completely; then remove from pan.
  13. Tip: At this stage, you might want to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and let it rest for a day, as this will make it moister.
  14. For the sauce, combine cream, butter, sugar, corn syrup and rum in a sauce pan.
  15. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking occasionally.
  16. Cover and continue to boil for 1 minute to wash down the sugar crystals from the side.
  17. Wash the sides with a wet brush to clear off all sugar.
  18. Uncover and boil for 3-4 minutes without stirring.
  19. Cool lightly and drizzle over cake.

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