Orange Rum Cake | Butter Rum Cake

Orange Rum cake using melted Butter

This is a quick cake recipe flavored with orange zest and rum .When you crave  some yellow butter cake and realized you don't have room temperature butter, this recipe will help you.Rum is optional but orange and rum definitely give this cake a nice flavor and aroma.

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  •  grated zest of one orange
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 tbs melted butter
  •  1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup milk or heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup rum

       Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Melt butter, let it cool.In a medium bowl beat sugar, eggs, orange zest and salt until thick .Fold in flour and baking powder. Stir in melted butter along with milk. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let it  cool. Puncture the cake all over with wooden skewer and brush the cake with rum. Cool it completely and decorate with any frosting or simply dust with powdered sugar.


  1. Beautiful cake,tempts me a lots..great pics dear.

  2. Booozy cake Looks delicious Virnda

  3. Cake looks so beautiful and delicious.. Nice pictures..

  4. i can almost imagine the flavor burst Vrindha.. rum butter eggs mmmm yummm

  5. Wow !! That's a wonderful cake with... yummy...

  6. Wow what a beautifuly made cake, so tempting!!!

  7. SUch a beautiful cake, looks simply fabulous and rum would have given a wonderful flavour na.


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