Rum Cake

Easy Holiday Dessert

Gather the ingredients - * Flour * Sugar * Baking powder * Salt * Butter * Buttermilk * Eggs * Spiced rum * Vanilla extract * Powdered sugar * Water

In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.  Set aside.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, buttermilk, eggs, rum, and vanilla extract.

Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture.  Stir until just combined.

Transfer mixture to the prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Combine the sugar, butter, and water  in a medium saucepan over medium hear and allow to simmer 10 minutes.   Remove from heat and carefully whisk in the rum.

Allow the cake to cool for 5 minutes, then poke holes in the cake using a  skewer and pour the rum syrup on top.  Allow to sit until completely  cooled, then invert onto a cake platter.

Dust with powdered sugar before slicing and serving.

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