Dolly Parton’s Holiday Coconut Rum Cake

Dolly Parton’s Holiday Coconut Rum Cake is a decadent dessert that is perfect for any special occasion. It is rich, moist, and full of tropical flavors that will transport you to a sunny paradise with every bite.

Dolly Parton's Holiday Coconut Rum Cake

This festive treat is sure to be the fan favorite at your next family gathering! Inspired by Country music's darling Dolly Parton and her delectable line of Duncan Hines cake mixes and frostings, this cake is the perfect blend of sweet coconut, buttery cake, and a hint of rum! Try this tasty Holiday Coconut Rum Cake just in time for the holidays!
2.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert


Cake Mix

  • 1 box Duncan Hines’ Dolly Parton’s Southern-Style Coconut Flavored Cake Mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 pack instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1 cup pecans


  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Combine cake mix and all wet ingredients
  • Mix until smooth
  • Grease bundt pan and add pecans to bottom of pan
  • Pour cake mixture into pan
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 50-60 min
  • For the glaze, combine melted butter, sugar, water, and rum over medium heat until sugar dissolves
  • Pour glaze over cake mix before taking out of bundt pan
  • Let cool and flip over and serve!


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