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Chocolate Rum Cake

"Make this recipe for a chocolate-flavored rum cake using chocolate cake mix and chocolate pudding mix for a cake good for Christmas!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 520 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 10 inch Bundt cake)

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease one 10 inch Bundt pan. Place chopped nuts in the bottom of the Bundt pan.
  2. With an electric mixer beat cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, 1/2 cup of the water, and 1/2 cup of the rum on high speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan over the top of the chopped nuts.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes.
  4. To Make Rum Glaze: In a saucepan combine the butter or margarine, sugar, 1/4 cup of the rum, and 1/4 cup of the water. Bring mixture to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Pour immediately over still warm cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 520 calories; 28.6 g fat; 56.9 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g protein; 82 mg cholesterol; 564 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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FABULOUS!!! I gave this out over the holidays and everyone raved and wanted the recipe! I did make a few changes... I used Meyers rum instead of white rum in both the cake & the glaze. I also s...

Most helpful critical review

There's no mistaking this for a scratch cake. It's so obviously a boxed mix even with the rum. If you want an authentic fresh tasting rum cake try the Brown Sugar Rum Cake instead.

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FABULOUS!!! I gave this out over the holidays and everyone raved and wanted the recipe! I did make a few changes... I used Meyers rum instead of white rum in both the cake & the glaze. I also s...

What could be better than chocolate and rum mixed together? My only suggestions are that you use light rather than white rum, and make it a day ahead so that the flavors have time to improve. ...

A year ago, at this time, I was looking for something different to make for a friend and I found this recipe. I started with one cake and ended with eight. This year it is my gift to all my dea...

WOW! This is fantastic- definitely let the glaze soak in overnight- I love rum cake and this recipe was delicious! A definite keeper! Thanks!

Made cake for my mother's bridge group. Poked holes in top of cake with long two prong fork (after baking.) Then I used measuring cup to pour small amounts of glaze, repeating procedure after g...

There's no mistaking this for a scratch cake. It's so obviously a boxed mix even with the rum. If you want an authentic fresh tasting rum cake try the Brown Sugar Rum Cake instead.

Yum! Very easy, tasty and it smells fabulous. It was a big hit at a recent family Christmas party. I used Myers Rum instead of white rum in both cake and glaze, replaced a little of the water...

This cake is FANTASTIC! After visiting Grand Cayman on our honeymoon, my husband got hooked on the popular rum cakes they sell there made with local rum. I wanted a recipe that recreated that ...

Very good and moist! I'm a "scratch" baker and thought it would taste like a boxed recipe but surprisingly good! I cut down the sugar a bit for the glaze but excellent! gobbled up. Lots of ideas...