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The Bermuda Rum Cake Company

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Bermuda Rum Cake Company Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company  Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company  Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company Sandys  Bermuda
Bermuda Rum Cake Company
Rum cakes, so the story goes, were once hard biscuits that got dunked in the daily serving of black liquor provided to sailors of yore. Whatever the origin, the recipe has improved over the years, and you can taste the newer—and softer—versions soaked in island rum at the Bermuda Rum Cake Company. This “cakery,” which is housed in a historic dockyard, is a Bermudan marquee attraction. Sharing a space with a glasswork factory, the bakery allows visitors to see the classic treats prepared and packaged and also try free samples. In addition to traditional cakes with lemon and vanilla, there are ones flavored with chocolate and coconut—as well the Swizzle, dotted with apricots, cherries, pineapple, and other ingredients.
Bermuda Rum Cake Company
Another must-visit, or perhaps must-taste, stop for visitors to the dockyard with a sweet tooth is the Bermuda Rum Cake Company, where you can try free samples of the eponymous pastries (and whole cakes for purchase). While rum cakes can be found on some Caribbean islands, on Bermuda they are made with Gosling’s, the local distillery that has been producing the world’s premier rum for more than two centuries. With cake to keep you going, you can continue your tour of the historic dockyards with stops at the Bermuda National Museum, which occupies the 10-acre fortress called The Keep. Visitors can explore colonial-era armaments, gunpowder magazines, and the Commissioners House, the oldest cast-iron house in the world.

Check out the Get Out and See Bermuda itinerary created by Katie Cadar of TravelStore, on AFAR Journeys.
Bermuda Rum Cake Company  Sandys  Bermuda

Bermuda Rum Cake Company

Taste Bermuda's signature confections soaked in locally distilled rum. This "cakery," which is housed in the historic dockyard, offers free samples to visitors. In addition to traditional cakes with lemon and vanilla, there are those flavored with chocolate and coconut. Also try the Rum Swizzle cake, which features apricots, tart cherries, pineapple and, of course, rum.

Bermuda Rum Cake Company Sandys  Bermuda

19 Maritime Lane, Royal Naval Dockyard MABX, Bermuda
+1 441-234-4216
Sat, Sun 11am - 5pm
Mon, Wed, Thur 9am - 7pm
Tue, Fri 9am - 5pm