Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Grandma's Rum Cake

1 cup butter
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 tsp salt
5 eggs
1 tsp each vanilla, rum, and butter flavorings

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy(as whipped cream).
Add flavorings.
Sift flour and salt.
Add half to butter mixture. Beat until creamy.
Add eggs; one at a time beating well after each.
Add flour and beat until velvety smooth.
Pour into well greased bundt pan.
Bake in 325 oven one hour or longer
Cool slightly and then glaze

In small saucepan put 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water and 1/4 cup rum.
Bring to boil.
Remove from heat and add the tsp. of rum flavoring.
Cool cake slightly and then brush glaze over warm cake.