Italian Rum Cake

Italian Rum Cake Recipe

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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

Step-By-Step

1Make 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.
2Put cake together. First layer, sprinkle with some rum and then spread vanilla pudding on top. Spread strawberries on top of that.
3Add second layer of cake. Sprinkle again with rum. Spread with chocolate pudding.
4Add third layer of cake, sprinkle yet again with rum and frost with frosting and sprinkle almonds on the sides.

About Italian Rum Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes