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LB67 asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 1 decade ago

Does anyone know of a good easy Rum Cake recipe?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Here are 3 recipes:

    Bacardi Rum Cake


    1 cup chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts

    1 18-1/2 ounce yellow cake mix

    1 1-3/4 ounce (4-serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix

    4 eggs

    1/2 cup cold milk

    1/2 cup vegetable oil

    1/2 cup Barcardi dark rum


    1 stick butter

    1/4 cup water

    1 cup sugar

    1/2 cup Barcardi dark rum

    Cake: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts on bottom of pan. Combine all cake ingredients. Beat for 2 minutes on high with electric mixer. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool in pan. Invert on serving plate. Prick top with fork. Drizzle glaze over top of cake. Use brush or spoon to put extra dripping back on cake.

    Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar.

    Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in rum.

    Note: The rum will cause steam. Be careful not to burn yourself.

    The longer this cakes sits, the better the taste. This cake freezes beautifully.


    Eggnog Rum Cake

    1¾ hours 45 min prep

    2 tablespoons butter, softened

    1/2 cup almonds, whole

    1/4-1/2 cup candied cherries

    18 1/4 ounces yellow cake mix

    1 1/2 cups eggnog

    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

    2 eggs

    1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

    2 tablespoons rum or 1/4 teaspoon rum flavoring

    Generously grease a bundt pan or 10" tube pan with soft margarine or butter.

    Press whole almonds and candied cherries against buttered sides and bottom, making a pretty pattern or design on pan.

    Dust lightly with flour. Set pan aside.

    In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, nutmeg, eggs, eggnog, melted butter and rum.

    Beat until smooth, about 4 minutes with an electric mixer on medium speed.

    Pour batter into decorated pan.

    Bake in preheated oven @ 350°F for 45- 55 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.

    Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert on rack and cool thoroughly.


    Chocolate Rum Cake

    PREP TIME 25 Min

    COOK TIME 1 Hr

    READY IN 1 Hr 25 Min


    1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix

    1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix

    4 eggs

    1/2 cup water

    1/2 cup vegetable oil

    1/2 cup white rum

    1/2 cup chopped walnuts

    1/2 cup butter

    1 cup white sugar

    1/4 cup white rum

    1/4 cup water


    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease one 10 inch Bundt pan. Place chopped nuts in the bottom of the Bundt pan.

    With an electric mixer beat cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, 1/2 cup of the water, and 1/2 cup of the rum on high speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan over the top of the chopped nuts.

    Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes.

    To Make Rum Glaze: In a saucepan combine the butter or margarine, sugar, 1/4 cup of the rum, and 1/4 cup of the water. Bring mixture to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Pour immediately over still warm cake.

  • 1 decade ago


    1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts

    1 (18 1/2 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix

    1 (3 3/4 oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding

    4 eggs

    1/2 c. cold water

    1/2 c. Wesson oil

    1/2 c. Bacardi dark rum (80 proof)

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan or 12 cup Bundt cake pan. Sprinkle nuts over bottom of pan. Mix all ingredients together and pour over nuts. Bake 1 hour. Cool. Invert on serving plate. Prick top. Drizzle smooth glaze evenly over top and sides. Allow cake to absorb glaze. Repeat until all glaze is used.


    1/4 lb. butter

    1/4 c. water

    1 c. granulated sugar

    1/2 c. Bacardi dark rum

    Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in rum. Optional: Decorate with whole maraschino cherries and border of sugar frosting or whipped cream. Serve with seedless grapes dusted with powdered sugar.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    here you go the best and most simple rum cake (well i do not know about "the best")

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