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Butter-Rum Pound Cake

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 45 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Ready-to-spread frosting flavored with rum extract and crunchy pecans makes this cake a good nonalcoholic version of rum cake.

Ingredients

1
box butter recipe yellow cake mix
1
box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup butter, softened
4
eggs
2
to 3 teaspoons rum extract
1/2
cup vanilla frosting
1/2
teaspoon rum extract
1/4
cup chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour bottom and side of 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour (do not use cooking spray).
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, butter, eggs and 2 to 3 teaspoons rum extract with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 43 to 53 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 30 minutes. Run knife around side of pan to loosen. Turn pan upside down onto cooling rack; remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on Medium (50%) 15 seconds. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon rum extract. Spread over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Sprinkle with pecans. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour bottom and side of 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour (do not use cooking spray).
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, butter, eggs and 2 to 3 teaspoons rum extract with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 43 to 53 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 30 minutes. Run knife around side of pan to loosen. Turn pan upside down onto cooling rack; remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on Medium (50%) 15 seconds. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon rum extract. Spread over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Sprinkle with pecans. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

For best results, do not use sugar-free pudding mix.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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