Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shelf life of your cakes, and how should they be stored?

Newfoundland Rum Cakes have a 3 month shelf life and can be stored at room temperature. However after opened, be sure to re-wrap well with food wrap and keep stored in the tin. These rum cakes can also be frozen for extended life if desired.

Do you use real rum, and should your cakes be eaten by those with a sensitivity to alcohol?

We do use real rum in our recipes and while most of the alcohol actually bakes out leaving only the flavour, they may not be recommended for those who have a sensitivity to alcohol. 

What are the dimensions of the cakes and how many people will they serve? 

The 500g rum cake is 6" x2 1/2" round and serves 10-12.
The 2kg is 9" x3 1/2" bundt and serves

What are your serving suggestions?

The delicious rum cakes may be served warm, at room temperature or even chilled. To heat just place an individual slice in microwave for 10 -15 seconds and serve. A decadent compliment to any of the rum cakes or many other desserts is our homemade rich caramel rum sauce.

Do you use nuts in your cakes?

Although there are no nuts of any kind used in our recipes, we cannot guarantee the ingredients may or may not have come in contact with peanuts or other nuts. Do not eat this product if you have a nut allergy.

Do the rum cakes contain milk?

All cakes are lactose free

How long will the shipping take, or when should I expect delivery?

You should receive your order within 5-10 business days, depending upon where it is being shipped.

Do you provide a pick up / delivery service for local orders?  What is considered local?

Yes we do provide a pick up or delivery option for local orders. ( Conception Bay South, St. John's, Mt Pearl, Paradise, Holyrood and nearby areas can be delivered ).  Email with your information to confirm whether free delivery is available to your area, or to confirm date and time details for picking up your order yourself.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes we do ship to the United States, please contact Decadent Delights for product and shipping costs. Delivery times may vary.

Are all cakes packaged in the beautiful gold tin, including those that are shipped?

All online and phone order cakes will arrive beautifully packaged in a golden tin!  All cakes come nutritionally labelled with nutrition facts and ingredients.  Whether it is for yourself or a gift that you are sending to somebody else, you can be rest assured that your rum cake will look as special as it tastes.  We guarantee your satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at
or phone 1-709-834-2956

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