In a medium saucepan, stir together sugar and 1 1/2 c. water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat to medium low, simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir rum into hot syrup just before spooning onto cake. Serves 12.
Submitted by Gretchen Grant Contributed on: and modified on Sunday May 6th, 2007