Cake and Coffee with Tortuga Rum Company: Review and Giveaway (Ends 9/27) CLOSED

Monday, September 13, 2010 Posted by Dina N

When I thought of rum, I used to think about rum and coke. Not any more: now the first thing that comes into my head is rum cake! And not just any rum cake but Tortuga Rum Company's chocolate rum cake. Yum!

Tortuga Rum Company is a family-owned business that has been around for over 25 years. I received three of their 4 oz rum cakes: Original Golden, Chocolate, and Coconut, plus a bag of Tortuga Rum Cream Gourmet Coffee. The 4 oz cakes are single servings but I decided to share them with my husband. While I've been a member of the Sweet Tooth Club my whole life, hubby is not a dessert person. He would be hard pressed to eat a bite of cake even at special occasions, so I figured offering to share some rum cake was a safe bet for me. Actually, the only thing that convinced him to try some was the word "rum".

Well, it turned out I should not have been so generous because my husband loved the rum cakes! He made me open all three to "try". They were gone within minutes! The rum cakes are delicious, moist and flavorful. There are walnuts in the Original Golden cake that add just the right amount of nuttiness. The Coconut Rum Cake has yummy coconut, and the Chocolate is heaven for the chocolate addict - that would be me. The rum cakes are vacuum-packed and can last up to 9 months - or longer if frozen. Hmmm, there is no way these will ever see the inside of my freezer!

These cakes would make much appreciated gifts, and you'd better put them on your Christmas shopping list right now. The cakes come in 3 sizes and 9 flavors, and while I have not tried them all, I bet they are as tasty as the ones I sampled.

The Tortuga Rum Cream Gourmet Coffee fills my house with delectable aromas first thing in the morning. I like my coffee with tons of milk but no sugar, and this coffee tastes oh so good! The coffee is ground, comes in an 8 oz bag, and you can choose among 7 flavors. But why choose? Get the Tortuga Gourmet Coffee Assorted 7 Pack, and try them all!

In addition to these amazing cakes and coffee, Tortuga Rum Company has a wonderful selection of gifts and rum treats - Tortuga Chocolate Hazelnut Rum Truffles, anyone? Rum fudge? Gourmet gift baskets? Write these down because I just gave you some awesome gift ideas. And they ship worldwide.

Keep up to date on all things Tortuga Rum Company on their Facebook page.

The Giveaway
I know you want some rum cake! One lucky reader will win a 33 oz rum cake AND get to choose the flavor! I am so jealous of whoever get this prize.

To enter, please browse the Tortuga Rum Company site and comment below with something you want to try.

For extra entries, feel free to do any or all of the following:

  • subscribe to Tortuga Rum Company's monthly emails (bottom right of page) - you'll know all about their specials, news and promotions, and get a chance to win a trip to the Cayman Islands - and get 2 entries;
  • check out their recipes and tell me which one you'd like to try;
  • follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway – you can do this once a day, feel free to copy and paste: "Win a delicious 33 oz rum cake from @TortugaRumCo and @aitmama and choose your flavor! #Giveaway ends 9/27 #win http://tiny.cc/jp2wf";
  • follow Tortuga Rum Company on twitter;
  • go here for additional ways to get extra entries.
The deadline to enter is September 27, 2010, 11:59pm EST. A winner will be randomly selected and notified by e-mail. They will have 72 hours to get back to me, or an alternate will be chosen. Open to those with mailing addresses in the U.S. Subject to this site's Official Rules.

Disclaimer / Disclosure: I received complimentary samples to facilitate this review. No monetary compensation was provided for this post. This review reflects my personal opinion and experience with the product which may differ from yours. Product information and images courtesy of the sponsor.

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  1. Sippy Cup Mom said...

    I want to try the pineapple rum cake!

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  2. Sippy Cup Mom said...

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  3. Connie said...

    Hi! I would really love to try the Golden Rum cake. I am a major dessert person as well. :)
    Thank you for a wonderful giveaway!

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  4. Kristen said...

    I'd like to try the Banana Cake.

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  5. Kristen said...

    I want to try the Banana Cake.

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  6. Kristen said...

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  8. debbie said...

    I would like to try the key lime rum cake.
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  11. AmandaSue said...

    The banana rum fudge sounds yummy.

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  12. ~dab said...

    It's a toss-up between the chocolate, pineapple, or key lime rum cake... I think I'd have to draw straws. Today, I'm leaning towards key lime although I've been lusting after the pineapple one for awhile now.

  13. rubynreba said...

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  14. rubynreba said...

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  15. rubynreba said...

    The recipe I would like to try is the Tortuga Key Lime Pie.
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  24. Small Footprints said...

    I think I'd need some wonderful coffee to go with that cake so .. I'd like to the Tortuga Classic Blend Gourmet Coffee. My mouth is watering!

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  25. Small Footprints said...

    Wow ... they have great recipes. I'd like to try the Tropical Spinach Mango Salad. Mmm!

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  26. Small Footprints said...

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  29. Megan said...

    I'd love to try the Coconut Rum Fudge.
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  30. Megan said...

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  31. Megan said...

    I'd like to try the Tortuga Key Lime Pie recipe
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  38. ~dab said...

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  39. arceli said...

    I want to try the Chocolate Hazelnut Rum Toffees. They sound like every sweet I like, all in one!

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  40. heathergfox2003 said...

    pineapple rum for me
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  41. Elizabeth said...

    i want to try the Blue Mountain Coffee Large 33oz Rum Cake

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  58. CindyWindy2003 said...

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    I'd love to have the Tortuga Picnic Pack!

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  73. CindyWindy2003 said...

    i want to make the Coconut Rum Custard Pie with Coconut Crumb Crust
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  91. ~dab said...

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  92. Steph said...

    I would like to try the 16oz Florida Key Lime Rum Cake.

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  94. Belle said...

    I want to try the pineapple rum cake

  95. Khrys { Mom of 3 Dolls } said...

    I've never tried rum cake before! I like the Key Lime flavor.

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  114. HODGEPODGESPV said...

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  119. ruslady said...

    I'd like to try their pineapple rum cake!
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  120. Anonymous said...

    I'd like to try the Banana Cake.
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  121. ~dab said...

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  122. Jennifer T. said...

    I'd love to have the Blue Mountain Coffee Large 33oz Rum Cake.

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  125. Jennifer T. said...

    I'd love to try the Curry Chicken recipe.

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  135. polly said...

    mmmmmmm chocolate rum cake please!
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  144. ~dab said...

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  145. Katie said...

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  147. Gretchen said...

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  149. Gretchen said...

    All the recipes look fantastic but I think I would like to try the coconut custard with coconut crust pie!!

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  155. Louis H said...

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  156. Louis H said...

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  157. Louis H said...

    sounds delicious

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  163. Carrie Gilbert said...

    Ooo they alll look good.but i would have to pick the Pineapple Large 33oz Rum Cake.Yummy
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  164. ~dab said...

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  165. purplelover04 said...

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  170. cdmtx said...

    i just found your Blog and couldn't help myself .. Must Enter ! LOL :)
    beside the Original Golden Large 33oz Rum Cake (with Walnuts)the Tortuga Chocolate Hazelnut Rum Truffles also sound to die for ;)

  171. cdmtx said...

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  193. TXsunlover said...

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  194. TXsunlover said...

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  199. janetfaye said...

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  200. janetfaye said...

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