Original Bacardi Rum Cake

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Original Bacardi Rum Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Sprinkle nuts on the bottom of prepared pan.
  3. In 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.
  4. Spoon the batter over nuts and smooth with back of spoon.
  5. Bake 1 hr. or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 10 min.
  6. Remove cake from pan and place on wire rack to cool completely.
  7. GLAZE
  8. In 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.
  9. Poke 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.

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About Original Bacardi Rum Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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