A typical bundt cake contains a small amount of dried fruit and it makes a great breakfast or afternoon tea cake.

If you visit Alsace, a region in northeastern France bordering Switzerland and Germany, and are looking for a good afternoon tea, please try it.

Bundt cake is a typical fermented cake. In fact, it is a mixture of bread and cake, similar to a creamy omelet.

Combined with rich raisins. The delicious combination of eggs and whole milk allows you to create the traditional bundt cake that has captured Germany for centuries.

It is a great dessert to enjoy at tea time. It is also great for breakfast or as an afternoon snack as it is not too sweet. Cut it into thick slices and enjoy it with your favorite hot beverage.

Bundt is actually not a cake, but the name of the mold. The shape is inspired by a round German creamy heavy cake, the hollow shape can increase the contact surface between the batter and the mold.

It is faster to bake and easier to cool in the middle elevation. It became popular in North America around the 1960s.

So it is not limited to any kind of recipe, as long as the use of such hollow round mold baked cake, can be called bundt cake.

The material of the mold conducts heat very well, and the baked cake has a slightly thick layer of pastry, but the inside remains moist and soft. It is very delicious.

Because the shape of the mold is not easy to spread the frosting, bundt cake is usually decorated with syrup or powdered sugar.

Let's learn to make bundt cakes.


336g unsalted butter

400 grams of granulated sugar

10g grated orange peel

5 large eggs

10g vanilla extract

2g bitters

280g flour

120g almond flour

1.5g baking soda

1.5g fine sea salt

60ml freshly squeezed orange juice

10g freshly squeezed lemon juice

60ml milk

200g cranberries or 280g wild blueberries

180g confectionery sugar

30g milk

2g vanilla bean paste

Preparation steps.

To make the cake.

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Place a rack in the lower center.

2. Combine the butter, sugar, and jam in a large bowl. In a large bowl, mix the sugar and jam with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until fluffy about 2 minutes.

3. Add the eggs and beat each one until well blended. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl and add the vanilla and bitters, stirring to combine.

4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour. Stir together the baking soda and salt. Add to the butter mixture in three batches, alternating with the juice and half, then mix in the mixture on low speed, tossing in the cranberries.

5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake on a baking sheet for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes.

6. Transfer to a wire rack and cool for 20 minutes.

To make the glaze.

1. Combine confectioners' sugar, and milk, and stir together vanilla seeds and salt to make a slightly runny glaze.

2. Place the cake on a wire rack on parchment paper and drizzle with the glaze.

3. If you are decorating with chocolate, add them at this stage.

Perfectly moist and soft internal crumb, crunchy texture, and just the right amount of sweetness make the perfect bundt cake.