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Butter-Rum Pound Cake

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Butter-Rum Pound Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 16
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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 Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ 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 Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 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
    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.
  • 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

  • tip 1
    For best results, do not use sugar-free pudding mix.

Nutrition Information

240 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
90
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.

More About This Recipe

  • Ready-to-spread frosting flavored with rum extract and crunchy pecans makes this cake a good nonalcoholic version of rum cake.
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