Ingredients

How to make it

  • Cake: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts on bottom of pan. Combine all cake ingredients. Beat for 2 minutes on high with electric mixer. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool in pan. Invert on serving plate. Prick top with fork. Drizzle glaze over top of cake. Use brush or spoon to put extra dripping back on cake.
  • Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar.
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  • Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in rum. Note: The rum will cause steam. Be careful not to burn yourself.
  • Notes: The longer this cakes sits, the better the taste. This cake freezes beautifully.

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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    You can't beat the original, thanks for the post.
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  • migvia 6 years ago
    I made this recipe and it was a hit with my brother and brother in law.
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  • magali777 6 years ago
    thank you again shileyoma!
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  • mitchki 6 years ago
    I made this a long time ago, when I was in college. It sure brings back memories!
    Kim
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    YUUUMMM!
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    " It was excellent "
    robertg ate it and said...
    Made the cake only substituted Captain Morgan spiced rum for Bicardi's and it turned out wonderful,almost like using a spice cake mixture.I've had it with white cake before,so thought I'd try something new...thanks..Bob
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    " It was excellent "
    robertg ate it and said...
    Picking up some rum as soon as I get to town. It being sunday I'll have to wait till noon with my tongue hanging out.Thanks for a great post...Bob
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Must make this, great post.
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  • linebb956 7 years ago
    I had lost this recipe... thanks Shirley for posting... We need more of these old lost recipes on here. Hey... there's a new thread for you !!! LOL
    Linda
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  • jemison 7 years ago
    Yes this is a favorite, but have not had this version. Got to try. Thanks.
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  • shirleyoma 7 years ago
    you are soooooooo welcome! Enjoy!
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  • recipediva 7 years ago
    This is one of my favorite recipes. Thank you for posting.
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  • itsajourney 7 years ago
    ooh - sounds too yummy!
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  • jgpgarrett 7 years ago
    Wow - can't wait!!!!
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  • shirleyoma 7 years ago
    Hope you enjoy it.. I love it also!
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    " It was excellent "
    tracycj ate it and said...
    I will be making this this weekend. It sounds great! Thanks for sharing. Tracy
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