Tortuga “Florida Orange Rum Cake” Copycat

Copycat of Tortuga "Florida Orange Rum Cake"

On our recent trip to Florida, we picked up some “taste of Florida” Tortuga rum cake sampler packs.  The sampler pack contained three flavors: Florida Orange, Key Lime, and Coconut.  The Florida Orange Rum Cake was my favorite… and for the low price of $26.95… I could have another one mailed direct from the Cayman [...]

Cayman Islands Copycat: Caribbean-Style Dark Rum Cake

Rum Cake

(Original Post Date:  March 4, 2010) After returning from a trip to the Caribbean, my sister-in-law and her husband gave us a Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cake, a specialty of the Cayman Islands.  It was vacuum-sealed in plastic, packed inside a hexagonal cardboard box.  How good could a vacuum packed cake really be?  We found out one [...]