Italian Rum Cake Recipe

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Italian Rum Cake

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

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This recipe is from a recipe book from Utica, NY where they have a wonderful Italian bakery called Florentine's. This is reminiscent of one of their rum cakes.


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Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

3 layers
baked pound cake or yellow cake
1 bottle
bicardi rum
1 box
vanilla pudding, prepared
slivered almonds, as needed
1 small box
chocolate pudding
prepared frosting, recipe follows
1 small box
frozen sweetened strawberries, drained

FROSTING:

3-1/2 Tbsp
flour
1/2 c
shortening
3/4 c
milk
1/2 c
butter
3/4 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make frosting: Cook flour and milk slowly in saucepan, stirring constantly. When thickened, remove from heat and cool. Add shortening, butter and sugar. Beat thoroughly until fluffy. Add vanilla. Set aside.
2
Put cake together. First layer, sprinkle with some rum and then spread vanilla pudding on top. Spread strawberries on top of that.
3
Add second layer of cake. Sprinkle again with rum. Spread with chocolate pudding.
4
Add third layer of cake, sprinkle yet again with rum and frost with frosting and sprinkle almonds on the sides.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes