Banana Rum Cake


Use this recipe, dark rum, mashed bananas, and yellow cake mix to easily make a moist and flavorful cake.

Original recipe makes 2 – 9 inch round pans


1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup dark rum
2/3 cup water
2 eggs
1 cup mashed bananas
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup butter, softened
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons dark rum


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, baking soda, rum, water, eggs, bananas and nuts. Bring together, then beat on medium speed 2 to 4 minutes.
  3. Divide into prepared pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. For the frosting: Combine 1/3 cup butter or margarine with the confectioners sugar. Blend thoroughly. Stir in vanilla and 2 tablespoons rum. Beat until smooth.


Calories: 219 kcal
Carbohydrates: 34.2 g
Cholesterol: 25 mg
Fat: 6.7 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Protein: 1.8 g
Sodium: 179 mg