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Barbancourt Rum Vanilla Cake from Lakay Lola in Montreal

Barbancourt Rum Vanilla Cake Recipe

February 04, 2021

Barbancourt Rum Vanilla Cake | Gato Vanye Avek Rom Babankou

This is my take on a traditional sweet (pineapple cake). I tweaked a few ingredients to be able to make this  without the pineapples and it is just what you need! Sweet, soft and perfect as a dessert.


Preparation time: 40mins

Serving Size: for 10-12 people (if everyone can take just one bite ...)


Materials needed:

small saucepan

9 inch cake pan 

electric mixer



Preparation of rum:

½ cup butter 

2/3 cups brown sugar

½ tbsp  Barbancourt rum


Cake mix:

1 1/2 cup flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp salt

½ cups of butter

1 cups of brown sugar

2 eggs, beaten

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup of milk


How to :

Start by thinking how you are going to enjoy this your rum vanilla cake!

  Rum mixture

  1. On low heat, melt butter, add sugar
  2. Stir slowly with a whisk until sugar completely dissolves
  3. Add rum, continue with whisk to mix everything together
  4. Pour mixture into cake pan, set aside

Prepare rum mixture, pour into pan, and set aside. Preparation for cake mix:

  1. Preheat stove to 350
  2. Mix the sugar and butter with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, until well creamy.
  3. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Add the vanilla extract. Beat until smooth
  4. Transfer batter mix  on top of the rum mixture.
  5. Bake for 40 mins, or until clean toothpick comes out clean 



Serving suggestion: with our Konfiti chadek as shown above, or with vanilla ice cream

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