Aunt Helen's Rum Cake


Aunt Helen's Rum Cake

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Aunt Helen's Rum Cake is definitely one you'll be looking forward to on every family occasion, especially when you drizzle it with this sugar-sweet glaze!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (18-1/4-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (4-serving-size) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup water

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a 10-inch Bundt pan with cooking spray.
  2. Sprinkle pecans evenly on bottom of Bundt pan.
  3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water, oil, and rum; beat until blended. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Poke holes in the bottom of cake while still in pan; set aside.
  5. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine all glaze ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Watch carefully that it does not boil over.
  6. Pour glaze evenly over hot cake in pan. Let stand one hour, or until cool. Invert cake onto platter and serve.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 526
  • Calories from Fat 269
  • Total Fat 30g 46 %
  • Saturated Fat 7.9g 39 %
  • Trans Fat 0.4g 0 %
  • Protein 4.9g 10 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 83mg 28 %
  • Sodium 408mg 17 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 54g 18 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5 %
  • Sugars 38g 0 %

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