Easy Rum Orange Cake - Life, Love, and Good Food
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Easy Rum Orange Cake

Easy Rum Orange Cake. This almost-made-from-scratch cake starts with a box of yellow cake mix, a package of lemon pudding, and fresh-squeezed orange juice
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, orange, orange juice, rum
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author sheilathigpen

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 18.25 ounce package yellow cake mix
  • 1 3 ounce package instant lemon pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice about 2 medium oranges
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

Glaze

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice about 1/2 orange
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons dark rum
  • Confectioners' sugar for sprinkling

Instructions

  • Grease a 10-inch Bundt pan. Preheat oven to 325 F .
  • In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and pudding mix. Add 3/4 cup orange juice, oil, eggs and lemon extract. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Glaze

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, cook 1/3 cup orange juice, sugar, butter and rum for two minutes. Drizzle over cake. Sprinkle cake with confectioner sugar just before serving. Delicious with fresh berries and whipped cream

Notes

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