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Rum Cake Recipe

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Karen Gard


Cake Ingredients:

1 cup chopped Pecans
1 pkg. Yellow Cake Mix
1 3 3/4 oz. pkg. Jello instant Vanilla Pudding
1/2 cup Oil
4 eggs
1/2 cup cold Water
1/2 cup Rum

Glaze Ingredients:

1/4 pound Butter
1/4 cup Water
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup Rum

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Grease and flour a 10 inch tube or 12 cup Bundt pan.
Sprinkle nuts over bottom of pan.
Mix all ingredients together.
Pour batter over nuts. Bake 1 hour then cool.
Melt butter in saucepan then stir in water and sugar.
Boil five minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat. Stir in rum.
Prick top of cake and drizzle glaze evenly over top and sides.
Allow cake to absorb all the glaze slowly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an award winning recipe. I made it for your dad's DTE Holiday parties and my IBM functions and it was a frequent holiday dessert for our parties.




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