Rum cake Recipe

My favorite Rum Cake Recipe. This cake is spongy and melts in your mouth. Rum adds so much flavor and taste to it.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
Speciality, , , , Main Ingredient
Interest Group,


 Chopped nuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Yellow cake mix300 Gram
 Vanilla pudding250 Gram
 Cold water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Drak rum1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (preferably Bacardi)
 Butter1⁄2 Pound (1 stick)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Rum1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 889 Calories from Fat 466

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.4%

Saturated Fat 20 g100.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 166.7 mg

Sodium 832.2 mg34.7%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.6%

Sugars 65.5 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.5% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sprinkle bottom of a greased 10 inch tube pan with the nuts.Mix all other ingredients together and pour over the nuts. Bake at 325 for about 1 hour.Cool for 5 minutes then invert onto cake rack.When cake is cool, poke holes all the way through with a long tined fork.Pour glaze over cake.

Boil the butter, water and sugar for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool, then add the rum.Glaze will be a little runny.



sirela1 says :

what type of nuts do you recommend using?
Posted on: 23 March 2009 - 11:51pm
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Nisha says :

You are very right its bacardi dark rum cake...also please do mail me the pic shanti so sweet of you.I would really appreciate it.I've a friend who helped me with this recipe since i loved it eating at their place Thanks in anticipation !
Posted on: 8 December 2007 - 3:06am
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shantihhh says :

Our family has been making this awesome cake for over 30 years. Everyone simply LOVES it. Adults only. I'll snap a photo next time we make it for you if you'd like. And yes it must be Bacardi and Dark is best for flavour! Shanti/Mary-Anne
Posted on: 7 December 2007 - 8:50pm