Honey and rum cake

Honey and rum cake on a plate

If you want to prepare a simple cake, you must make this honey cake recipe with a delicious touch of rum! It’s perfect to serve with tea in a snack with family or friends!

Honey and rum cake | Food From Portugal

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:35 m
Total Time:55 m
Ingredients: eggs, flour, honey, rum, sugar
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) butter
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters (9 1/2-inch diameter with 3 1/4-inch-high sides)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs together with the sugar and the butter until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Add the honey and the rum and mix for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until creamy.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Remove the cake from the oven, unmold, let cool to room temperature and serve with tea.
Honey and rum cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 190
Total Fat 8.5 g(11%)
Saturated Fat 5 g(24%)
Cholesterol 72 mg(24%)
Sodium 69 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate 25 g(9%)
Protein 3 g

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