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Bacardi Rum Cake

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Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time 1 hour


1 c. chopped pecans
1 box yellow cake mix
1 sm. box instant vanilla pudding
4 eggs
½ c. cold water
½ c. oil
½ c. dark Bacardi Rum
1 stick butter
¼ c. water
1 c. sugar
⅓ c. Dark Bacardi Rum

1. Preheat oven to 325˚F. Grease and flour a bundt pan.

2. Sprinkle chopped pecans over bottom of pan.

3. Mix together cake mix, pudding, eggs, cold water, oil, and ½ c. dark rum in a large mixer.

4. Pour batter over nuts and then bake 1 hour and cool.

5. While cake cools, make glaze. Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in water, sugar, and rum, and boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

6. Invert cooled cake onto a serving plate. Prick top and drizzle and smooth glaze evenly over the top and sides of cake.

7. Cool, slice, and serve.

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This cake is one of my favorites to serve at Christmas gatherings.

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