Aunty's Rum Cake

This recipe was originally posted in Usenet by Stephanie da Silva.
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1/2 cup cold water
4 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup rum
1 cup pecans
1 (18 oz) supermoist yellow cake mix
1 pkg (3 3/4 oz) instant vanilla pudding

Preheat oven to 325F, grease & flour 12 cup bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts over bottom of pan, mix remaining ingredients & pour over nuts. Bake one hour and cool. Prick holes in top of cake & pour 1/2 of glaze over. When cool remove from pan & prick holes on balance of cake, pour balance of glaze.


1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup rum

Melt butter, stir in water & sugar. Boil 5 minutes, stirring, remove from heat and add rum.