"When I'm at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there's a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who's struggling mightily with a fork."--Rick Budinich

Harry's Rum Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Harry's Rum Cake, by , is from Harry's Favorite Recipes Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Thomas
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-18.25 oz package yellow cake mix
1-3.5 package instant vanilla pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup rum
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3 TBLS butter
1/4 cup water
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup rum

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 1 10 inch tube pan.

Combine cake mix and pudding mix.

In another bowl beat eggs, water, oil and rum until frothy. Add cake mix/pudding mixture and beat until well mixed. Spread pecans evenly over bottom of prepared pan and per batter over pecans.

Bake cake at 325 degrees of 60 Minute or until toothpick comes out dry. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Place in serving dish immediately, right side up. Pecans should be on the bottom.

Glaze:

Combine butter, water and sugar in saucer pan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and boil rapidly until its very thick and syrupy stirring very frequently. Syrup must be reduced to thick consistency otherwise it will make cake mushy. Remove form heat and add rum. Poke holes over cake while still hot with tooth pick. Spoon glaze over top of cake. Let cake sit at room temperature or one day then refrigerate.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

242W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!