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Yummy Yummy Rum Cake (Berta Davis) Recipe

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This recipe for Yummy Yummy Rum Cake (Berta Davis), by , is from McCarthy Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Blakeman
Added: Sunday, July 6, 2008


1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 Yellow Cake Mix
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding
4 eggs
1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. canola oil
1/2 c. rum

1/2 c. butter
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. rum
1/4 c. water

Grease and flour Bundt cake pan. Sprinkle chopped nuts in bottom of pan. Mix all remaining cake ingredients and beat at medium speed for 5 minutes. Pour batter in cake pan and bake at 325 F for one hour. Cool in the pan for 20 minutes and leave in Bundt pan to frost.

Place all frosting ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. While still very hot pour over cake in Bundt pan and let cool completely. Turn upside down on cake plate and serve.




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