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Rum Recipes - How to cook with rum recipes

Rum is a fermented liquor distilled from sugarcane molasses. Rum is not only a potent libation, it also lends incredible flavor to many recipes from main dishes to desserts. Get tips on Cooking with Rum, then try some rum recipes.

Bananas Foster Bars Recipe
Bananas Foster is a classic dessert combining the flavors of bananas and rum. Here the classic dessert has been turned into a bar cookie.

Ahi, Baby Shrimp and Hamachi Ceviche Recipe
Lime and lemon juices cook the tuna and shrimp in this easy ceviche with coconut milk and rum. Great as a cold, refreshing appetizer or salad topper. Plan ahead for marination time.

Apricot Fritters Recipe
Fresh apricots are stuffed with almonds, drizzled with a bit of rum, dipped in a spiced batter, and then fried golden. Indulge yourself!

Avocado Ice Cream Recipe
Wow your friends with ice cream made from avocados. It is cool and refreshing, but not overly sweet. The little bit of tequila or rum gives a hint of flavor, but not a big kick. You may omit it, if you wish.

Baby Back, Back, Back Ribs Recipe
Make tender pork ribs by starting them in the oven and finishing on the grill with homemade barbecue sauce.

Banana Flambe Recipe
Rum is flamed to finish this simple banana dessert dish. This makes an impressive presentation with the lights off, but be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Banana Foster Ice Cream Pie Recipe
Flaming Bananas Foster is a classic banana dish. Here it is taken to new levels in delicious individual pie tarts by the famous chef, Emeril Lagasse.

Banana Ketchup Recipe
Although there is a little tomato in this ketchup, it's the flavor of the bananas that shines through. Banana ketchup is especially good with pork and chicken.

Banana Rum Puffs Recipe
Pastry purses filled with bananas, cream cheese, and rum are baked and dusted with powdered sugar. This dessert may be made up to 2 weeks in advance and frozen.

Barbecued Pulled Pork with Potatoes Recipe
Potatoes make the sauce smooth for easy pulled pork in the crockpot. Five variations are also included at the end of this recipe, such as Chinese Pulled Pork, Szechwan Pulled Pork, and Rum Pulled Pork.

Cassata Siciliana Canoli Cake Recipe
This richly decadent cake from Emeril Lagasse has it all, including Grand Marnier, rum, chocolate, espresso, ricotta cheese, pistachios, and dried fruits. This is the ultimate fruitcake.

Cassata With Fresh Strawberry Puree Recipe
This is not your basic fruitcake, although it is loaded with a variety of nuts along with dried and candied fruit. The base is a delicious whipped cream meringue infused with rum. It is a frozen dessert served with an easy strawberry puree. If you don't want to use rum, substitute 1 teaspoon of rum flavoring in 1/4 cup warm (not hot) water for each use.

Chestnut and Ricotta Semifreddo (Ice Cream) Recipe
Italian ice cream is enriched with ricotta cheese and chestnuts. Skip the hassle of cooking fresh chestnuts and buy pureed, if you wish. It really won't make a difference in this dessert recipe.

Chestnut Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe
Dark rum and vanilla flavor this rich cheesecake filled with chestnut chunks. Fresh chestnuts may be roasted a day in advance or simply use jarred chestnuts.

Chocolate Rum Fondue Recipe
Chocolate rum fondue is simple and easy to make, but quite decadent and impressive to serve. Choose from fruit slices, cake cubes, cookies, and marshmallows for dippers.

Coconut Macadamia Truffles Recipe
Macadamia nuts, white chocolate, and rum combine in these truffle candies that are rolled in coconut. They are extremely easy to make.

Coffee Risotto Recipe
Aromatic arborio rice, coffee, and orange juice make an irresistable risotto for a deliciously different dessert. A bit of rum adds a burst of flavor, but you may omit it, if you wish.

Daiquiri Ice Cream Recipe
If you like key lime pie, you will love this easy custard-based ice cream. If you want to add decadence, stir some chopped white chocolate into the custard just before freezing. Instructions are also given for a rum daquiri version.

Drunken Chocolate Cake Recipe
Rich chocolate rum cake is frosted with bittersweet chocolate glaze and topped with chantilly cream. Suitable for the finest guests or occasion, but easier to make than you might think.

Eggnog Recipe with Rum Recipe
No need to fear raw eggs in eggnog. The eggs are gently cooked to kill any potential bacteria in this eggnog. Since it contains alcohol, the kids will not be able to enjoy it, but you will find a recipe for non-alcoholic eggnog at the bottom. Be sure to check the notes if you plan on increasing the alcohol so you can make adjustments.

Festive Fruitcakes Recipe
Traditional fruitcake is loaded with dried fruits and nuts, then soaked in liquor or liqueur. These go together quickly, but they do take a long time to bake, so plan ahead.

Flaming Fish Recipe
Trout is grilled with a lemon and onion baste, then flamed with rum over fresh herbs. Be sure to read the flambé tips before beginning.

Flaming Turtle Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Here is the perfect dish for any romantic occasion with your loved one. Chocolate caramel nut fondue is flamed with rum before serving with skewered fruit, marshmallows, and pound cake or cheesecake.

Fruit Wedding Cake Recipe
Fruitcakes were often served in olden days at special ceremonies such as weddings. This one is loaded with traditional fruit. If you don't want the small kick of alcohol, you may substitute pure fruit juice. These take 3 hours or more to bake, so plan ahead.

Garlic and Rum Roast Pork Recipe
Plan in advance to marinate pork tenderloin in a garlic, rum, and lime mixture in this recipe from a famous NYC chef.

Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe
Whip up this mix to have on hand for quick hot buttered rum at home. Sweetened with honey and spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, this is a heartwarming drink. The batter may be made ahead and refrigerated for several days.

Hungarian Crepes with Hazelnuts Recipe
Classic Hungarian hazelnut crepes are lightened up in this version. The delicious chocolate sauce is made with Neufchatel cheese, but you may substitute cream cheese.

Jamaica-Me-Krazy BBQ Sauce Recipe
Spicy tropical barbecue sauce with rum and allspice was a state contest winner. Make this quick sauce in advance. It is best if served the next day.

Jamaican Hibiscus Drink Recipe
This popular Jamaican drink may be served with or without rum. Plan ahead for steeping time.

Kiwi Daiquiri Jam Recipe
This jam tastes like a tropical daiquiri. It uses kiwifruit, pineapple juice, lime juice, and rum.

Lemon Blueberry Sorbet Recipe
Lemon verbena enhances the lemon flavor of this blueberry sorbet. The rum is optional. The recipe calls for frozen blueberries, so you can make it year-round.

London Lennies English Christmas Rum Pudding Recipe
Christmas pudding is a traditional English favorite. This fruitcake is loaded with fruit, almonds, and spices. It gets its kick from rum. The pudding is made 30 days in advance to give it time to ripen. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Malibu Rum Cake Recipe
This cake starts with a box mix and packaged pudding and is jazzed up with coconut rum.

Mulled Cider Recipe
Mulled cider is a heartwarming beverage for the winter season, especially good during the holidays. The spiced butter is a magical finish, so do use it. This version adds alcohol, but it is easily omitted so kids can also enjoy it.

Ozark Pudding Recipe
Pecans or walnuts, apples, and dark rum flavor this rich pudding. This dessert is best served warm. You may skip the rum, if you wish.

Pineapple Rum Flambe Recipe
Fast and easy pineapple rum flambe makes an elegant and light finish to a meal, yet it is quite simple to make. Try this method using flavored rum or other fruits.

Plum Pudding For Christmas Recipe
Julia Child shares this classic holiday pudding recipe (which has no plums!), served flaming with a zabaione sauce. It is loaded with raisins and spices. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.

Rum Raisin Coffee Cake Recipe
Potatoes make this cinnamon coffee cake surprisingly light, although it is dense and chewy. Do not miss the fruit variations.

Rum-Runner Chicken Recipe
If you like the rum runner cocktail, try this version of a savory chicken dish that is spicy, but not hot. The rum glaze is flavored with brown sugar, cloves, and cinnamon.

Russian Cream with Strawberries Romanoff Recipe
Strawberries are marinated in sweetened liquor to top a simple Russian cream pudding. You may omit the liquor, if you wish, and simply top with sweetened strawberries.

Spiced Carrot Raisin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
This may well be the ultimate carrot cake. The secret is in the microplaned carrots, which give moisture and natural sugar to the cake, and the spices that tickle the taste buds. If you're allergic to nuts, the walnuts may be omitted. The frosting is also optional. Use the same batter to make mini-bundt cakes, mini-loaves, or giant muffins.

Stone Crab Cobbler Recipe
Stone crab is cooked with shallots, tomatillos, corn, chile, spices, coconut, and rum. It is topped with a cobbler crust flavored with coconut and lime. The recipe is shared by a famous Miami restaurant.

Swiss Cheese Fondue Recipe
Simple and basic Swiss cheese fondue with white wine and Kirsch goes together quickly.

Tangy Pineapple Sauce (Crockpot) Recipe
Pineapple sauce made with cinnamon, rum, onion, currants, garlic, and ginger is great as a marinade, grilling sauce, or condiment. Fresh pineapple is a must for this sauce made in the crockpot. The sauce may be refrigerated up to 6 months.

Toasted Coconut Macadamia Pound Cake Recipe
Toast the coconut and macadamia nuts yourself to add flavor and depth to this rum-glazed Bundt cake. You may omit the rum and make a simple sugar glaze, if need be.

Tropical Turkey Recipe
Turkey breast is baked and served with a sauce flavored with orange juice, bananas, and coconut rum for a tropical flair. If you are unable to use coconut rum, substitute another flavor of rum or coconut milk.

Tutti Frutticake Recipe
If you're not a big fan of candied fruit or citron in fruitcakes, try this version using dried fruits and nuts. You'll want to make this year-round. Because it is so dense, it has a long baking time, and you'll also need to plan ahead to soak the fruit.

Wassail Recipe
Wassail is an traditional, hearty drink flavored with fruit and spices. This rum version is sure to warm you through any cold weather but is especially popular during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

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