Banana Nut Rum Cake – Happy New Year!
This is my favorite holiday cake, banana nut rum cake. It’s very moist, and the rum flavor is balanced perfectly with banana.
A slice of this cake is as comforting as… being curled up on the sofa under a blanket in your jammies while cradling a hot beverage to sip. Mmm, bliss!
Banana Nut Rum Cake
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Ingredients1 18-1/2 oz pkg yellow pudding cake mix1/8 tsp baking soda1/3 cup dark rum (or to taste, up to 2/3 cup)1/3 cup vegetable oil3 eggs1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2-3 medium sized)1/3 cup chopped walnuts
Rum Frosting Ingredients1/3 cup softened butter or margarine3 cups confectioner’s sugar2 tsp vanilla2 tbsp dark rum
Preheat oven to 350.Grease and flour (or use nonstick spray) two 9-inch cake pans.Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Blend well, then beat at medium mixer speed 3-4 minutes.Pour into prepared pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until cake tests done.Cool completely, then frost cake.
For Rum Frosting
Combine butter and confectioner’s sugar. Blend thoroughly.Stir in vanilla and rum. Beat till smooth.
By Deborah Shelby – HappierBetterLife.com
Happier Better Life http://happierbetterlife.com/
I hope you enjoy this cake as much I do! Happy New Year!
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