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Rum Cake

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Bake a moist, delicious rum cake. Check part 2 for how to glaze your rum cake.
Ingredients
  Cake mix 18 1⁄4 Ounce (approx 1 golden vanilla cake mix)
  Rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 4 Large
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Instant vanilla pudding pack 5 1⁄10 Ounce (1 packet)
For the glaze
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raw sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
2. Grease a bunt cake pan and dust some whole wheat flour in the pan.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, vegetable oil, cold water, rum and instant vanilla pudding. Mix well until combined.
4. Add in the instant vanilla pudding and mix well.
5. Pour this batter into the bundt pan and bake it in the oven for 1 hour.
6. Once done, remove the pan and let it cool completely on rack for 10 minutes. After cooling, remove the cake from the pan and set aside, while the glaze is getting prepared.
7. For the glaze: In a pot over medium high, melt the butter. Once melted, pour in the water, raw sugar. Mix well and bring it to a rolling boil.
8. Once the glaze has boiled, remove from heat and set aside to cool, before pouring in the rum.
9. Once the glaze has cooled, pour in the rum and mix well. Before glazing the cake, take a fork and make holes on the surface of the cake for the glaze to get absorbed better.
10. Pour the glaze slowly over the cake and once done, refrigerate it overnight before serving.

SERVING
11. Slice the rum cake into desired pieces and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Drink: 
Rum
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
12
This video is in 2 parts. This is part 1 of the recipe video. Watch part 2 for 'Glazing Your Rum Cake' to make the full recipe.

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