This easy, moist and delicious Bacardi Rum Cake prepared with a boxed cake mix and topped with a butter rum glaze is a classic holiday dessert!
If you’ve never had the privilege of tasting (or baking) this cake, don’t let the boxed cake mix fool you. It’s one of the most delicious cakes I’ve ever eaten, and I make it for many occasions… not just the holidays!
Serving and garnishing this cake with maraschino cherries and seedless green grapes makes a beautiful presentation, and the fruit complements the cake perfectly. However, this cake is quite beautiful and delicious on its own.
How to Store This Bacardi Rum Cake
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Can This Cake Be Frozen?
Yes! Wrap securely in plastic wrap, then wrap in aluminum foil (or place in a resealable plastic bag) and freeze for up to 3 months. Place in the refrigerator overnight to defrost.
For a tropical variation on this cake, be sure to check out my Tropical Rum Cake. Enjoy!Print
Originally published December 16, 2011. Updated with photographs, recipe slightly revised and republished on October 29, 2019.