Vanilla Rum Cake Recipe

When you just don’t have the time to make an elaborate Christmas cake, take a tasty shortcut by using packaged cake mix with our Vannila Rum Cake Recipe.

Vannila Rum Cake Recipe

Vanilla Rum Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (18-ounce) package vanilla cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup gold rum
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice

Glaze:

  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup rum
  • ½ cup maple syrup

Vanilla Rum Cake Baking Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a Bundt pan. Arrange pecans evenly along bottom of pan.

2) In a large mixing bowl, beat together cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, rum, butter, cinnamon, and allspice. Pour batter over nuts in prepared pan. Bake 60 to 70 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cook 5 minutes and invert onto serving plate.

3) Prepare the glaze: Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce to a simmer, and cook 5 minutes, stirring, until thickened. Remove from heat and pour over cake. Cool, slice, and serve.

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