Butterscotch Rum Pound Cake

Butterscotch Rum Pound Cake

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
54 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
45 mins
Yields:
12 to 16 servings

This velvety Butterscotch Rum Pound Cake is flavored with sour cream, dark rum and butterscotch morsels. A drizzle of butterscotch glaze is the crowning touch.

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels, divided
  • 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup dark rum
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • GLAZE (recipe below)
  • Chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 10-inch bundt pan.

MICROWAVE 1 1/3 cups morsels in uncovered microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until melted. Cool to room temperature.

COMBINE cake mix, eggs, sour cream, milk, rum, butter and melted morsels in large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed just until moistened. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup nuts. Pour into prepared bundt pan.

BAKE for 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Invert onto wire rack to cool completely; transfer to serving platter. Pour Glaze over cake; sprinkle with chopped nuts.

FOR GLAZE:
MICROWAVE
remaining morsels and 1 to 2 tablespoons milk in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes.


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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 to 16 servings of recipe
  • Calories 520
  • Calories from Fat 250

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 28g 43%
  • Saturated Fat 13g 64%
  • Cholesterol 90mg 30%
  • Sodium 370mg 16%
  • Carbohydrates 53g 18%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
  • Sugars 36g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 8%

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