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Holiday Rum Butter Cake Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cooling Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: golden rum cake, holiday cake, Rum cake
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 box yellow cake mix 18 oz
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix 3.5 oz
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup golden rum or "gold" rum

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup rum┬áPreheat oven to 325 degrees F and prepare a bundt pan with cooking spray.

Instructions

Cake

  • ┬áPreheat oven to 325 degrees F and prepare a bundt pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine all cake ingredients together, cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water, oil, rum
  • Bake at 325 in the oven for 1 hour.
  • Cool 10 minutes in the pan and then Invert onto a serving plate.

Glaze

  • Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves stirring constantly.
  • Remove the pan from heat and stir in the rum.

Rum Cake

  • Gently poke holes in the cake with a fork.
  • Pour glaze evenly over the top and sides of the cake.
  • Allow cake to absorb glaze. Keep doing this until the glaze is used up.
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.