Best Rum Fruit Cake this Christmas

The Perfect Yuletide: El Dorado 5 Years Old Rum Christmas Fruit Cake

Sugar. Spice. And everything nice. These are the ingredients chosen to create the perfect fruit cake. But Spun Spirits deliberately asks for a specific ingredient to the recipe ... El Dorado 5 Years Old rum. Thus the El Dorado 5 Years Old Christmas Fruit Cake is born. Using their ultra-palate, SPUN Spirits and Basuki’s Bakery join forces to commit 10% sales of El Dorado 5 Years Old Rum Christmas Fruit Cake to charity.


The margarine-free cake is made with premium Dutch butter, dried fruits and spices. It has no added preservatives and is fed with El Dorado 5 Years Old rum for at least two weeks and sometimes three. This helps to moisten and extend the shelf-life of the cake.

The rum that is soaked up by the cake imparts depth to the vanilla and fruit notes as well as enhances butterscotch creaminess without adding saccharine sweetness.

“Flavourful spirits with higher alcohol level and complexity such as El Dorado 5 YO rum are ideal for feeding fruit cakes,” shares Aunty Ling who runs Basuki’s Bakery. “It also helps to elevate the taste and texture as well as accentuate the spices.”


For this season of giving, SPUN Spirits and Basuki’s Bakery commit to part 10% of sales of El Dorado 5 Years Old Rum Christmas Fruit Cakes to Ray of Hope, a crowdfunding charity registered in Singapore where 100% of the proceeds go to verified needy individuals.


8x4" Fruit Cake

SGD 60
  • SGD 6 will be donated to Ray of Hope
  • Approximately 0.8kg
  • Suitable for less than 10 pax

8x8" Fruit Cake &
El Dorado 5YO Bottle

$ 180
  • SGD 18 will be donated to Ray of Hope
  • Free delivery
  • Cake approximate 1.7kg
  • Suitable for 10 to 20 pax
Best Value

8x8" Fruit Cake

SGD 110
  • SGD11 will be donated to Ray of Hope.
  • Approximately 1.7kg
  • Suitable for 10 to 20 pax

To ensure freshness of the cake, store in the refrigerator and consume within 3 to 4 weeks.

About El Dorado 5YO Rum

Distilled by Demerara Distillers in both column and wooden stills, El Dorado 5 Years Old is matured in oak barrels for at least five years. It is the silver outstanding winner of the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2013 Golden Rum Category. The spirit is lively with a dried tropical fruit nose and aromas of caramel, butterscotch and molasses. It has a vibrant spicy entry that leads to an evolving palate of fruit, caramel and toasted coconut.

About Basuki's Bakery

Basuki means safe and flourish in Indonesian which is the heritage of the home baker, Aunty Ling. Passionate in her craft, Aunty Ling started Basuki’s Bakery to share her popular and healthier gluten-free kueh lapis, the traditional Dutch-Indonesian thousand-layer cake. Basuki’s Bakery is off the radar and have limited cakes but they are definitely worth calorie. 

About Ray of Hope

A full audited Ray of Hope’s mission is to build and inspire a community to give hope to those who have fallen through the cracks. They are a crowdfunding charity where 100% of donations goes to people in need. All campaigns are also fully verified, so the funds go to real people with real needs.

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