Tortuga cakes on HSN

Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes will be featured on Home Shopping Network Friday.

Monique Hamaty-Simmonds, assistant managing director and daughter of the founder of the Tortuga Rum Company, will appear on three shows to highlight these gourmet tropical treats first introduced commercially in the Cayman Islands over 20 years ago.

The HSN programmes on 9 November featuring Tortuga Rum Cakes include:

Gifts for the Hostess – host Kelly Repassy – 9am ET

Holiday Treats – host Bill Green – 12pm ET

Holiday Cooking and Entertaining with Chef Jamie Green -host Marlo Smith – 6pm ET

Six delicious flavours at an exceptional value will be offered: original golden with walnuts, chocolate, coconut, banana, key lime and pineapple. Hamaty-Simmonds will share the Tortuga rum cake story and video of the cakes being baked, hand glazed and vacuum sealed.

The originator of the electronic retailing concept in 1977, HSN, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), is a global multichannel retailing giant offering thousands of products to enhance all aspects of its customers lives. Based in St Petersburg, Florida, HSN’s television network reaches 89 million households and is the 4th largest cable network in the U.S.; and online, at features value-added video-on-demand and podcasts of products, shows, and tips.

“We hope everyone will tune in or visit online to take advantage of the great special that HSN will offer on our authentic and original Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes,” says Hamaty-Simmonds. “We will be giving serving tips and featuring our most popular flavours. It’s the perfect time to stock up for gift giving and entertaining throughout the holidays.”

Tortuga Rum Cakes are sold in onboard gift shops of more than 100 cruise ships and in gift and gourmet stores throughout the Caribbean and North America. The complete line can be ordered online at or toll free at 800-444-0625.

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