Butter-Rum Pound Cake

Butter-Rum Pound Cake

A shortcut because it begins with a mix, this pound cake is moist and full of seductive butter-rum flavor.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix
1
box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
3/4
cup water
1/3
cup sour cream
1/4
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup dark rum
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
4
eggs
1/2
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
2
teaspoons dark rum
1/4
cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, sour cream, butter, 1/4 cup rum, the orange peel and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread in pan.
  2. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on Medium (50%) 15 seconds. Stir in 2 teaspoons rum. Spread over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Sprinkle with pecans. Store loosely covered.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
No rum? Use water for the 1/4 cup rum in the cake, and use 1/2 teaspoon rum extract for the 2 teaspoons rum in the frosting.
This cake freezes well. Wrap airtight and it will keep frozen 3 to 4 months. Frost after thawing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 22g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.