Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 12-cup (standard size) bundt pan.
  3. Sprinkle nuts over the bottom of the pan.
  4. Mix all cake ingredients in mixing bowl.
  5. Pour batter over nuts.
  6. Bake 1 hour.
  7. Cool.
  8. Invert on serving dish.
  9. For the glaze: melt butter in saucepan.
  10. Stir in water and sugar; boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in rum.
  12. Spoon and brush glaze evenly over top and sides of cake.
  13. Allow cake to absorb glaze.
  14. Repeat until glaze is used up.
  15. Optional frosting: Mix powdered sugar with water (consistency is up to cook); then garnish cherries.
  16. Or just sprinkle with powdered sugar and then garnish with cherries.


Most Helpful

This is excelent. Rich and tasty. Great for potluck.

Michelle Dominic January 14, 2003

This is a great cake. I've made it 3 times already and it rarely lasts more than a day.

WhiteSnake October 27, 2011

This is the most easy and delicious rum cake I have ever made. I can't keep my family away from it once it is done. To say the least it doesn't last very long in our house once its been cut!

Rosie455 November 19, 2010

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