Super Easy Rum Cake

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 10 mins
  • Servings: 12
  • About This Recipe

    “I got this recipe from a friend in the States. It’s so easy, and really good, but you should limit servings or you’ll be wiping your guests off the floor!”


  • 1Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
  • 1 (250g) packages vanilla wafer cookies
  • 4eggs
  • 1/2 cupvegetable oil( safflower, soy, etc)
  • 1/2 cuprum
  • 1/2 cupwater

  • 1/4 cupwater
  • 1/2 cuprum
  • 1/4 lbbutter
  • 1cupsugar
  • Directions

  • CAKE: Mix the above together and bake in a prepared bundt pan for 1 hour at 325 F.
  • GLAZE: Boil the water, butter and sugar together for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rum and drizzle this over the HOT rum cake until it is all absorved.
  • It helps to punch holes in the cake with a fork–gently now.
  • Let this cool before serving.
  • Reviews

  • “This was excellent! I took the advice from Hybrid Cookin’ and added the 1/4 whiskey to the batter!GOOOOD!”

  • “Great recipe. Didn’t use the vanilla wafers.Added 1/2 cup nuts to the bottom of the bundt pan. Delicious and a nice presentation.If you’re having young ones as guests take care to boil the glaze adequately or you may have tipsy toddlers!”

  • “i learned this recipe from the mother of my sweetheart… Here in Jamaica rum is a standard ingredient in many desserts and dishes – THIS is one of the easiest and best! She adds an add’l 1/4 cup of whiskey to the batter for flavor… i have made it myself and it’s more rich than you’d think considering how easy it is to make – Can You Say DEEELICIOUS???!!!”