By Jennifer McHenry on February 20, 2013I feel confident that I would enjoy just about any dessert that features pecans. In the case of this cake, finely ground pecans are the star. This nutty cake is tall and delicate and really just lovely. It isn’t overly sweet. That’s good, because the rum frosting is sweet enough to complement it perfectly.
By Jennifer McHenry on December 22, 2006Every Christmas my grandmother made her famous rum cake. The thing I most remember about it, other than how incredibly good it was, was the process of getting the rum. We lived in a dry county, meaning there was nowhere to buy alcohol. Driving to the next county was the reasonable solution, but my grandmother always had her brother-in-law bring […]