Barbados Chocolate Rum Cake

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 package of instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup light olive oil
  • ½ cup dark rum
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar|sugar
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  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar|white sugar
  • ¼ white rum
  • ¼ cup water
  1. Either grease or spray a 10-inch bundt pan.
  2. In a mixer, beat the cake mix, the pudding mix, the eggs, olive oil, water, olive oil, rum and sugar on high speed for 2 - 3 minutes.
  3. Pour the batter in to the bundt and place in a 325 oven for 50 minutes to an hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  4. While the cake is baking, in a saucepan, combine butter, granulated sugar|white sugar, the white rum and the water and bring to a boil and cook for 3 -5 minutes.
  5. When you take the rum cake out of the oven, flip it over on a rack on a cookie sheet, and immediately pour the glaze over the cake while it's still warm.