The entry period for this giveaway has ended.
Congratulations to winner Phyllis C.!
Starting today, November 5, we will be hosting a “Gourmet Goodness Giveaway” exclusively
on our blog, Soft Spoken. Two different giveaways will be offered . . one that begins today and ends Thursday, Nov. 8, and a second giveaway to begin next Tuesday, Nov. 13.
For this week’s Gourmet Goodness Giveaway, we are offering as the prize the scRUMptious Outer Banks Rum Cake, a local favorite on North Carolina’s famed Outer Banks. The one-pound Outer Banks Rum Cake glistens with Carolina pecans and sugar crunch topping, and is made with the highest quality ingredients, premium rum and just a hint of orange. Read more about the family business behind the success of Outer Banks Rum Cakes in our guest blog post written by the founder’s daughter, Lindsay Cheshire.
Outer Banks Rum Cakes’ founder Sue Erickson Goodrich has shared with us tantalizing toppings that go beautifully with the Outer Banks Rum Cakes. These toppings are courtesy of Chef Sam Larson of the popular JK’s Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills on the Outer Banks. If you are ever visiting Kill Devil Hills, be sure to stop by JK’s Restaurant and say “Hello!” to Chef Larson.
To enter the Gourmet Goodness Giveaway, please do the following:
2) Leave a comment beneath this blog post picking the Outer Banks Rum Cake topping (all shown below) that looks the yummiest to you and WHY!
3) If you also comment on Lindsay’s guest blog post you will gain an extra entry.
Entry period is Monday, November 5 through 11:59 PM CST, Thursday, November 8, 2012. The winner will be chosen randomly and announced Friday, November 9.
Drunkin Fruit Topping, signature topping JK’s restaurant ™
Also known as “drunkin peaches” . . . .
1 cup Meyer’s Dark Rum
3 cups dark brown sugar
4 cup fresh fruit, small cubes ex. pineapple, peaches, strawberries, banana
Garnish with fresh whipped cream and serve.
Spiced Rum Blueberry Sauce, signature topping JK’S restaurant ™
“The rum cake ship, marooned in a blueberry sea surrounded by white caps”
1 cup of Captains Morgan’s rum (Flambé’)
1 cup of lemon juice
3 cups of sugar
4 cups blueberries (Fresh or IQF)
Bring all ingredients to a rapid boil.
Chill and serve. Garnish with fresh whipped cream.
Peanut Butter Crumble, Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream, signature topping JK’s Restaurant ™
“The rum cake ship on a cloud of vanilla bean whipped cream with peanut butter crumbles”
Peanut butter crumble:
cups peanut butter
2 cups of powdered sugar
Mix well to a consistency of wet packed sand.
Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream:
2 cups heavy cream (well chilled)
1 whole vanilla bean ( split & scraped)
Whip all together until stiff peaks.