island rum cake

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By Adrienne May
from New Castle, DE

A family friend used to make this at Christmas. Very good!

cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For island rum cake

  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    vanilla instant pudding small
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    dark rum
  • GLAZE
  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    dark rum

How To Make island rum cake

  • 1
    preheat oven to 325
  • 2
    Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt pan. Sprinkle chopped pecans evenly on bottom of pan.
  • 3
    In large bowl, mix cake mix, eggs, pudding, oil and water together. Stir in 1/2 cup rum. Pour batter over nuts in bundt pan and bake on middle rack of oven for 1 hour.
  • 4
    When cake is done, remove from oven and set on a rack to cool.
  • 5
    While cake is cooling, prepare glaze: melt butter in saucepan. Add water and sugar. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Allow to cool and stir in rum.
  • 6
    When cake is cool, invert onto serving plate. Prick top and sides of cake with a toothpick and drizzle glaze evenly over top of cake allowing it to soak in.
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