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Rum cake

Nisha's picture
My favorite Rum Cake Recipe. This cake is spongy and melts in your mouth. Rum adds so much flavor and taste to it.
Ingredients
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yellow cake mix 300 Gram
  Vanilla pudding 250 Gram
  Eggs 4
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Drak rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (preferably Bacardi)
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound (1 stick)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Sprinkle bottom of a greased 10 inch tube pan with the nuts.Mix all other ingredients together and pour over the nuts. Bake at 325 for about 1 hour.Cool for 5 minutes then invert onto cake rack.When cake is cool, poke holes all the way through with a long tined fork.Pour glaze over cake.

Glaze:
Boil the butter, water and sugar for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool, then add the rum.Glaze will be a little runny.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Aphrodisiac, Party
Drink: 
Alcohol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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3.75
Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 889 Calories from Fat 466

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.4%

Saturated Fat 20 g100.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 166.7 mg55.6%

Sodium 832.2 mg34.7%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.6%

Sugars 65.5 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.5% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

3 Comments

shantihhh's picture
Our family has been making this awesome cake for over 30 years. Everyone simply LOVES it. Adults only. I'll snap a photo next time we make it for you if you'd like. And yes it must be Bacardi and Dark is best for flavour! Shanti/Mary-Anne
Nisha's picture
You are very right its bacardi dark rum cake...also please do mail me the pic shanti so sweet of you.I would really appreciate it.I've a friend who helped me with this recipe since i loved it eating at their place Thanks in anticipation !
sirela1's picture
what type of nuts do you recommend using?
Rum Cake Recipe