Easy Rum Orange Cake - Life, Love, and Good Food
3.5 from 2 votes

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



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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


Tried this recipe?Mention @LifeLoveAndGoodFood or tag #lifeloveandgoodfood!