Aunt Grace's Rum Cake

Carol Thompson

By
@Akita

I always knew it was something special when mom would make this.
Around the holidays or when family was coming for a visit.
When we were little we thought we were being so naughty because of the rum. Tons of good memories with this one.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
sifted flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder

SIFT THESE 4 INGREDIENTS TOGETHER--2 TIMES

1/2 c
butter
4
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
sugar
1 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
rum extract

RUM CAKE GLAZE

1 c
sugar
1/4 c
water
1/2 c
butter

BRING TO BOIL- LET COOL TO WARM

WHEN WARM ADD THESE:

1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
rum extract

Step-By-Step

1Cream together butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg.
2Add buttermilk alternately with dry ingredients.
3Bake in slow oven 325 degrees for 1 hour (may take longer depending on your oven)in well greased & floured bundt pan.
4Let cake cool slightly before turning out of the pan. Use pastry brush to apply glaze to slightly warm cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy