Ingredients

Cake
1 cup chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts
1 18-1/2 ounce yellow cake mix
one 3.4 ounce package (4-serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix
4 eggs
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup dark rum

Glaze

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

Preparation:

Cake: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts on bottom of pan. Combine all cake ingredients. Beat for 2 minutes on high with electric mixer. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool in pan. Invert on serving plate. Prick top with fork. Drizzle glaze over top of Bacardi Rum Cake. Use brush or spoon to put extra dripping back on cake.Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, wait 5 minutes and stir in rum. Note: The rum will cause steam. Be careful!