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Brown Sugar-Rum Cake

Brown Sugar-Rum Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 18

The dark brown sugar and rum give this cake a rich butterscotch flavor. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake

2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 2/3
cups packed dark brown sugar
1
cup butter, softened
3
eggs
3
teaspoons vanilla
3/4
cup buttermilk

Frosting

3
cups powdered sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons dark rum
1
cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat brown sugar and 1 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. On low speed, alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk, beating just until blended after each addition. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 32 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat powdered sugar and 3/4 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in rum. Frost cake; sprinkle with pecans.

Expert Tips

  • Using dark brown sugar in this cake gives it a rich butterscotch flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
442
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
0%
Saturated Fat
12g
0%
Sodium
305mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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