I like big Bundts and I cannot lie: 21 Awesome Bundt cake recipes

Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Image: Jessica Merchant/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Baked in a distinctive ring-shaped cake pan, Bundt cakes became popular in the 1950s and 1960s, when the company Nordic Ware started making Bundt pans. And we're still loving them today.

Bundt cakes come in a variety of flavors and colors but are basically single-layer, ring-shaped cakes. They've become almost iconic, and today we're sharing a variety of recipes using delicious ingredients to make the classic Bundt a star at your next get-together.

1. Tangelo-ricotta Bundt cake recipe

Tangelo ricotta bundt cake
Blog: Karen's Kitchen Stories

Take advantage of the seasonal citrus fruits coming to the markets, and make this tangelo-ricotta Bundt cake. The ricotta imparts an incredibly moist texture to the cake.

2. Lemon-ginger Bundt cake recipe

Lemon ginger bundt cake
Blog: Spoonful of Flavor

We're loving the bright combination of flavors in this lemon-ginger Bundt cake, sure to brighten any chilly autumn day.

3. Easy apple Bundt cake with cream cheese-vanilla icing recipe

Easy apple cake with cream cheese vanilla icing

Blog: Very Culinary

Bring in the fall baking with this apple Bundt cake with cream cheese-vanilla icing, a simple cake with flavors that shine. We recommend using vanilla bean paste in the icing for an extra boost of vanilla flavor.

4. Apple-beer Bundt cake with dulce de leche glaze recipe

Apple-beer bundt cake with dulce de leche glaze

Blog: Crumb Blog

Nothing says indulgent more than this apple-beer Bundt cake with dulce de leche glaze. It seems beer in cakes is becoming the next big trend.

5. Iced pumpkin chocolate spice Bundt cake recipe

Iced pumpkin chocolate spice bundt

Blog: Crumb Blog

It's time to start baking with everything pumpkin, and this iced pumpkin chocolate spice Bundt is just the recipe to kick off the pumpkin-baking season.

6. Honey swirled coffee Bundt cake recipe

Honey swirled coffee cake

Blog: The Law Student's Wife

Start your mornings with a slice of this honey swirled coffee Bundt cake, and we can promise a day that will not disappoint.

7. Chocolate-zucchini Bundt cake recipe

Chocolate zucchini bundt cake

Blog: Shugary Sweets

If you're still drowning in endless crops of zucchini, then this chocolate-zucchini Bundt cake is a great recipe to put that end-of-summer produce to work.

8. Cinnamon and orange-spiced chocolate-zucchini Bundt cake recipe

Cinnamon and orange-spiced chocolate zucchini cake

Blog: An Edible Mosaic

Spices add such great depth and flavor to baked goods, and this cinnamon and orange-spiced chocolate zucchini cake is the perfect example of how to use them.

9. Banana split Bundt cake recipe

Banana split bundt cake

Blog: Inside BruCrew Life

How about making your favorite dessert into a Bundt cake like this banana split Bundt cake? The best of both worlds.

10. Double chocolate espresso Bundt cake with caramel glaze recipe

Double chocolate espresso bundt cake with caramel glaze

Blog: Chocolate Moosey

For the chocolate lovers out there, this double chocolate espresso Bundt cake with caramel glaze is made just for you.

11. White chocolate funfetti chip Bundt cake recipe

White chocolate funfetti chip cake

Blog: Inside BruCrew Life

We're loving this fun and colorful white chocolate funfetti chip Bundt cake, perfect for a kid's birthday party or for no other reason than to just eat cake on a Monday.

12. Chocolate candy cane swirl Bundt cake recipe

Chocolate candy candy swirl bundt cake

Blog: I Heart Eating

For the chocolate and mint lovers out there, this is just the cake for you. Bake up a chocolate candy cane swirl Bundt cake, and fall in love with this classic flavor combination.

13. Vanilla bean bourbon nectarine Bundt cake recipe

Vanilla bean bourbon nectarine bundt cake

Blog: Keep It Sweet Desserts

If summer has been an extended one in your area, you might be able to score some nectarines for this vanilla bean bourbon nectarine Bundt cake. If not, then grab whatever seasonal stone fruit is available, like plums or apricots.

14. Peanut butter Bundt cake with chocolate chips and peanut butter glaze recipe

Peanut butter cake with chocolate chips and peanut butter glaze

Blog: The Law Student's Wife

Are you a peanut butter lover? Then this peanut butter Bundt cake with chocolate chips and peanut butter glaze is the thing for you. Packed with peanut butter flavor, it's paired with sweet chocolate chips for that classic flavor combination.

15. Mini dark chocolate-Chambord Bundt cakes recipe

Mini dark chocolate chambord bundt cakes

Blog: Savory Simple

Chambord is a black raspberry liqueur and one that pairs marvelously with chocolate. These mini dark chocolate-Chambord Bundt cakes are delicate and special enough to serve guests at a dinner party.

16. Blackberry-buttermilk Bundt cake with sweet orange glaze recipe

Blackberry buttermilk cake with sweet orange glaze

Blog: The Law Student's Wife

Sweet berries and the tartness of the buttermilk make this blackberry-buttermilk Bundt cake with sweet orange glaze a perfectly balanced Bundt cake.

17. Lime poppy seed sourdough Bundt cake recipe

Lime poppy seed sourdough bundt cake

Blog: Stephie Cooks

Ever thought of adding sourdough batter to your baked goods (other than the typical bread)? This lime poppy seed sourdough Bundt cake proves it can be done, and done deliciously at that.

18. Pumpkin spice latte Bundt cake with espresso whipped cream recipe

Pumpkin spice latte bundt cake with espresso whipped cream

Blog: Diethood

This pumpkin spice latte Bundt cake with espresso whipped cream will have you thinking you're at your local coffee shop, sipping on a seasonal beverage, but instead you can be comfy at home, having a slice of this cake.

19. S'mores Bundt cake recipe

S'mores bundt cake

Blog: Overtime Cook

The classic summertime dessert that's usually toasted over the fire is transformed into a cake in this s'mores Bundt cake.

20. Chocolate-beet Bundt cake recipe

Chocolate beet cake

Blog: Simple Bites

Need a healthier but still delicious Bundt cake? This chocolate-beet Bundt cake is sweetened with maple syrup and honey along with the natural sweetness of beets, and made with half whole-wheat flour, making it a satisfying treat.

21. Whole-wheat blueberry Bundt cake

Blueberry Bundt cake

Photo credit: Jessica Merchant of How Sweet Eats

This seriously delicious whole-wheat Bundt cake drizzled with luscious blueberry glaze is the perfect (healthy) dessert.

More Bundt cake recipes

Champagne-lemon mini Bundt cake
Pot of gold Bundt cake

Firecracker Bundt cake

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