Famous Bacardi Rum Cake

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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

How to Make Famous Bacardi Rum Cake

Step-by-Step

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

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About Famous Bacardi Rum Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes



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