baba au rhum
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ba·baor ba·ba au rhum (bä′bä ō rŭm′)
A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.
[French baba, baba (from Polish, old woman, round Easter cake, from the cake's resemblance to a pleated skirt) + au, with the + rhum, rum.]
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