Gilly-Ann McNamara


Pre-heat oven to 325o

Grease and flour (I like using Baker's Joy since it sprays flour and oil at once) a Bundt pan (You can use the smaller individual pans too). Put either pecan halves or pieces into the bottom of the pan.


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8-10 people
20 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 box
    yellow or chocolate butter cake mix
  • 1 box
    instant vanilla or chocolate pudding mix (i have used different types; it depends on you; sugar free works great)
  • 1/2 c
    oil & same amount of light rum or other liquor. i have had great results with jack daniels & jameson
  • 4
    eggs (egg substitute works well too)

  • 1 c
    sugar (splenda works even better as it dissolves faster)
  • 1 stick
  • 1/4 c
    rum (or flavor of alcohol you used in cake if different)
  • 1/4 c
    water (you can use the same alcohol here too for a stronger flavor)

How to Make AWESOME Rum Cake


  1. Beat for 2 minutes

    Pour into Bundt pan evenly and bake for 50-60 minutes. Make sure the cake is done by testing with a toothpick
  2. Directions for GLAZE:
    Bring all to boil and cook for 2 minutes and pour immediately over cake as soon as you remove cake from oven.
    Cool 30 minutes then turn onto plate.
    You can drizzle melted chocolate over completely cooled cake or dust with powdered sugar and serve

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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