This rum cake is a quick and easy cake recipe that bakes to moist perfection every time and is so delicious; you won't believe it. Say I love you with this honey, cherry, and rum cake, a simple dessert perfect to end your romantic dinner. It's easy to make and does not require hard-to-find gadgets.

– cherries – brown sugar – ginger powder –  all-purpose flour – ⅓ cup of whole milk (or skim) – 1 large egg – ½ teaspoon of baking powder – ¼ cup of vegetable oil – ¼ cup of honey – ¼ cup of dark rum – Cooking spray – 2 tablespoons of powdered white sugar


Preheat the oven to 300 ºF [150 ºC). Pit and halve the cherries. Reserve.

Step 1:

Place the brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Add ginger, flour, oil, milk, egg, and baking powder. Whisk until you have a smooth batter. Add the halved cherries, and stir, folding them into the mixture with a spatula. Pour into silicone baking molds like these cake or small heart-shaped cake molds.

Step 2:

Bake you poke with a skewer or toothpick in the middle and it comes out clean. Let them cool to room temperature. Place each on a dessert serving platter and invert to de-mold.

Step 3:

Mix the rum and honey and pour over the cakes. Let them rest in the fridge for an hour. Garnish with the remaining cherries and sprinkle with the powdered sugar.

Step 4:

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