Rum cake, a spongy deliciously brown glazed nutty cake made with rum is dessert intoxication. The basic recipe is a baked blend of rum, pudding included yellow cake mix, eggs, oil, sugar and water and ample chopped walnut or pecan. The rum cake batter is baked with a base layer of chopped pecans and walnuts, and turned upside. The rich nutty surface of the cake is glazed with a boiled mixture of butter, sugar and water. Rum cake makes a delightful anytime snack for your guests.