Brown Sugar Cake with Rum-Caramel Sauce

Rum-infused caramel topping is a delightful drizzle for tender slices of homemade cake.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1
cup granulated sugar
1 1/2
cups butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
5
eggs
3
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup caramel topping
2
tablespoons light rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening (do not use cooking spray); coat with flour. In large bowl, beat sugars and butter with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Add milk, vanilla and eggs. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes.
  • 2 Beat in flour, baking powder and salt until mixture is smooth and well blended. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat caramel topping and rum over low heat, stirring occasionally, until well blended and warm. Serve warm topping over slices of cake.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening (do not use cooking spray); coat with flour. In large bowl, beat sugars and butter with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Add milk, vanilla and eggs. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes.
  • 2 Beat in flour, baking powder and salt until mixture is smooth and well blended. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat caramel topping and rum over low heat, stirring occasionally, until well blended and warm. Serve warm topping over slices of cake.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
65g
65%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.