Recipes handed down over the generations

Traditional & Homemade

Exquisite Caribbean Rum Cakes

Rum Cakes are very popular throughout the Caribbean. They are eaten as a treat and always served at Christmas, christenings, weddings, Easter and even wakes.

The Caribbean Rum Cake is also known as a Fruit Cake, Jamaican Black Cake, and Bajan Black depending on the island, Groom's Cake or Wedding Cake.

Essentially, it is the celebratory cake that speaks to the essence of the Caribbean culture to people everywhere.

These are high quality, traditional Rum Cakes made to a secret family recipe handed down over generations.

Tasting is believing.

Mama Little's

Gold star from the Great Taste Award

The recipe has been handed down over many generations and Mama Little has added her own special touches to this wonderful recipe to bring you fantastic rum cakes, now produced by myself (Marcia). We only use the finest ingredients to create each handmade cake, all crafted with love. So get ready for a real taste of the Caribbean.

Mama Little

My mother Patitia Verona or Mama Little as she was affectionately known was born in Jamaica on the east coast of the island in a place called Hope Bay. She began learning the art of baking at the age of 10, her favourite recipe being one for Caribbean rum cake, which she brought with her to the UK in the 60's.

Secret recipe

The recipe has been handed down over many generations and Mama Little has added her own special touches to bring you fantastic rum cakes, which I, Marcia, now produce. We only use the finest Jamaican rum in all of our cakes, so get ready for a real taste of the Caribbean


traditional flavours

Inspired by my late mum, I took up the mantle of the family baker having helped and watched my Mum since childhood. I became Mama's little helper and we worked together over many years to perfect the recipe and the cakes. I have since adapted the family "secret" recipe whilst retaining the traditional flavours.

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