1 C chopped walnuts or pecans
1 pkg. Duncan Heines yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3 ¾ oz.) instant pudding
½ C cold water
½ C oil
½ C dark rum
Preheat over to 325 deg. Grease, flour 10 inch tube pan. Sprinkle nuts over the bottom of pan, evenly. Mix cake and pour over nuts. Bake 1 hr. or until done. Coll. Invert on serving plate. Prick top of cake and sides w/large fork. Pour glaze evenly over top and sides of cake. As glaze is absorbed into cake, put on another coat. Proceed until all glaze is used.
¼ lb. butter, ¼ C water, 1 C sugar
Melt butter, stir in water and sugar. Boil for 5 min. stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add ¼ C rum. Heat and coat cake while it is still warm.