Slightly spicy, slightly sweet… This simple cake only takes moments to prepare, but is sure to impress.

Strawberry Rum Filled Cake
Serves 8
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  1. 1 gluten free cake mix
  2. (consult directions on the box for additional ingredients)
  1. 1/4 c. strawberry jam
  2. 1 T. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  1. 1/4 c. shortening
  2. 1/2 c. cocoa
  3. 1 lb. powdered sugar
  4. 1 T. vanilla
  5. 1/3 - 1/2 c. milk
  1. Cake: Mix cake according to package directions and bake in 2 - 8" pans. Cool thoroughly. Remove one layer from pan and place on serving platter.
  2. Filling: Combine jam and rum and spread evenly over the layer on the platter. Top with remaining cake layer.
  3. Frosting: In a large bowl place shortening, cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla, and 1/3 cup of milk. Beat with electric mixer adding more milk if necessary to reach spreading consistency. Frost sides and top of cake.
  1. This cake is best made at least 8 hours in advance so the rum can soak into the cake.
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