Preheat oven to 350F. Pour cake mix in large mixing bowl. Add eggs, oil, water and rum gradually while blending on slow speed setting on the mixer. Add vanilla and whip on high speed for 2 minutes. Add pecans. Blend on low speed. Spray pan with Baker's Joy. Pour and bake at 350F for 30-35 minutes. Check cake with a toothpick for firmness. Cool in pan. Stir frosting until it's soft. Spread frosting only on top of the cake, scalloping it around the top half of the cake.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana