yum yum rum cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Nickole Smith-Palacios
from New York, NY

This is a family fav, much requested around the holidays. Don't be intimidated by the prep time, most of that is just the resting period. Feel free to sprinkle w/ a dusting of powdered sugar before serving.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 16
prep time 2 Hr 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For yum yum rum cake

  • 1 c
    walnuts (chopped)
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 box
    vanilla instant pudding
  • 1/2 c
    dark rum
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    oil
  • GLAZE
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/8 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    dark rum
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How To Make yum yum rum cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour one 10 inch Bundt pan. Sprinkle walnuts over the bottom of the pan.
  • 2
    Mix together the yellow cake mix, 1/2 cup dark rum, eggs, 1/2 cup cold water, cooking oil and instant vanilla pudding. Pour batter over nuts.
  • 3
    Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Remove cake from oven once done LEAVE IN PAN! Poke holes into the cake so the glaze can soak in and set aside.
  • 4
    To Make Glaze: Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in 1/8 cup water and sugar. Boil for 3-5 minutes, until dissolved stirring constantly. Remove mixture from heat and stir in rum. Drizzle over cake evenly and allow to sit at LEAST 2hrs before inverting onto a serving platter. Hope you enjoy!

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