The Famous Bacardi Rum Cake

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4 Eggs
1/2 c Bacardi dark rum; (80 proof)
1 pk Jell-O Vanilla Instant*
1/4 c Water
1/2 c Wesson oil
1 c Pecan; or walnuts chopped
1/2 c Bacardi dark rum; (80 proof)
1 18.5-oz package Yellow cake mix*
1/2 c Cold water
1/4 lb Butter

Original recipe makes 10

To 12  


*Note: If using yellow cake mix with pudding already in the mix; omit instant pudding, use 3 eggs instead of 4; 1/3 cup oil instead of 1/2. Preheat oven to 325~F. Grease and flour 10" tube or 12-cup Bundt pan. Sprinkle nut over bottom of pan. Mix all cake ingredients together. Pour batter over nuts. Bake 1 hour. Cool. Invert on serving place. Prick top. Spoon and brush glaze evenly over top and sides. Allow cake to absorb glaze. Repeat till glaze is used up. Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in rum. Optional: Decorate the top with border of sugar frosting or whipped cream (several little dollops) and sprinkle with shredded milk chocolate on each dollops. Source: Family Circle Advertisement/April 1982. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #2 by Beynong@AOL.COM on Jan 3, 1999

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sperez1136 5 years ago

I haven't made it yet because the glaze is missing the sugar ingredient. It is mentioned in the narrative, but not in the recipe. How much sugar for the glaze?
forest2000 6 years ago

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