Southern Okie Gourmet Rum-Glazed Pumpkin Cake

Posted by Gina Hollingsworth on 10/13/2018

Southern Okie Gourmet Rum-Glazed Pumpkin Cake

½ cup pecans, chopped

1 ½ cup Southern Okie Gourmet Pumpkin Spread 

½ cup sugar

½ canola oil

4 large eggs

¼ cup water

1 package yellow cake mix (15.25oz)

1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

½ tsp. ground nutmeg

1/8 tsp. ground clove

Glaze:

1 cup sugar

½ cup butter, cubed

¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

½ cup spiced rum (I used Sailor Jerry’s)

Preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease and flour Bundt pan; sprinkle pecans onto bottom of pan. In a large bowl, beat pumpkin spread, sugar, oil, eggs and water until well combined. In another bowl, whisk cake mix and spices, gradually beat into pumpkin mixture. Add to prepared pan.

Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until done. Cool 10 minutes and remove to cooling rack.

In a saucepan, combine sugar, butter, and cinnamon; cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat and stir in rum, cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes until sugar is dissolved. Brush glaze onto warm cake allowing it to soak in. Cool completely.