Simple Bundt Cake Recipe


This simple bundt cake recipe produces a lovely cake with a beautiful shape. With a hint of vanilla, the dusting of icing sugar makes this delicious, light bundt cake extra festive.

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Simple bundt cake recipe

A bundt cake has a beautiful shape. It's a deceptively simple cake which looks really celebratory. Make your bundt cake extra festive with a snowy dusting of icing sugar.

You can make a bundt cake with many different flavourings, such as chocolate or speculaas spices, or opt for fruit like apple, pear or even persimmon.

Bundt cake moulds come in many different sizes and shapes; they may feature detailed, intricate designs or be another is almost completely smooth. As well as standard bundt cake moulds, there are also mini versions, which allow you to bake 6 mini bundt cakes at the same time.

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Published at 2023-12-12, this recipe is for 12 people and takes 1 hours 15 minutes.

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Updated at: 29-12-2023

1 hours 15 minutes 12 people Desserts
Simple bundt cake recipe


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  • 300 grams room temperature butter + extra
  • 300 grams white caster sugar
  • 300 grams of flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • oven
  • bundt cake tin
  • silicone brush
  • stand mixer
  • silicone spatula

Simple Bundt Cake Recipe

1 hours 15 minutes 12 people Desserts

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius and grease a bundt cake tin well with butter. Dust with a thin layer of flour, if desired.

Simple bundt cake recipe
Simple bundt cake recipe

Finishing the simple bundt cake – 1 hour + 10 minutes

Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy with a stand mixer, this will take about 5 minutes.

Add the eggs, one at a time, adding the next egg only when the previous one is fully incorporated into the batter.

Sift the flour and baking powder and gradually add to the batter. Mix until the batter is smooth, and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Homemade bundt cake
Homemade bundt cake

Spread the batter into the bundt mould and bake the cake until cooked through and nicely golden brown (around 1 hour).

You can use a wooden skewer to check if the cake is done; if it comes out clean the cake is ready. Dust with icing sugar and serve with butterscotch sauce, if desired. Enjoy!

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Simple Bundt Cake Recipe: frequently asked questions

What is the difference between a bundt cake and a sponge cake?

There is no real difference between a bundt cake and a sponge cake; you can bake the same cake batter in a bundt mould or a standard cake tin. Bear in mind that a bundt often needs to be baked for longer, as these tins are usually larger than standard cake tins.

Which type of bundt cake tin is best to use?

You can use different types and styles of bundt cake tins, such as silicone or aluminium. It's down to your personal preference, as they both work equally well.