Famous Bacardi Rum Cake

Tracey Frink

By
@Tracey25

My mother found this in a Bacardi recipe book sometime in the mid 1980s. It has been a favorite ever since. We tend to make this without the glaze. Personal preference.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
chopped pecans or walnuts
18 1/2 oz
pkg. yellow cake mix (betty crocker super moist works well)
3 3/4 oz
pkg. jell-o vanilla instant pudding and pie filling
4
eggs
1/2 c
cold water
1/2 c
wesson oil
1/2 c
bacardi dark rum

FOR THE GLAZE:

1/4 lb
butter
1/4 c
water
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
bacardi dark rum

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 10" tube or 12-cup Bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts over bottom of pan.
2Mix all cake ingredients together. Pour batter over nuts.
3Bake 1 hour. Cool. Invert on serving plate.
4Prick top. Drizzle and smooth glaze evenly over top and sides. Allow cake to absorb glaze. Repeat until glaze is used up.
5For glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in rum.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes