Original Bacardi Rum Cake

Tonja Wilson

By
@burnin

This cake is not for the kids..it's for adults to enjoy at a party or during the holidays. I had this cake many years ago and loved it


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Serves:
12-14
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

CAKE

1 c
walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 pkg
18oz. yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
4 large
eggs
1/2 c
cold water
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
light or dark rum

GLAZE

1/2 c
butter, unsalted
1/4 c
water
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
light or dark rum

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare one 9 or 10 in. fluted or bundt pan; generously grease pan with some shortening and lightly dust with flour.
2Sprinkle nuts on the bottom of prepared pan.
3In a large bowl, combine cake mix, vegetable oil, and rum; beat with electric mixer until thoroughly mixed. Scrape sides of bowl with rubber spatula to ensure even mixing.
4Spoon the batter over nuts and smooth with back of spoon.
5Bake 1 hr. or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 10 min.
6Remove cake from pan and place on wire rack to cool completely.
7GLAZE
8In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Stir in water and sugar; Bring to a boil and boil for 5 min., stirring constantly so mixture does not burn. Stir in rum.
Remove from heat.
9Poke several holes in top of cake with a wooden skewer. Spoon warm rum glaze mix until absorbed. Continue to spoon mixture until most is absorbed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes