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The Best Marble Bundt Cake

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This Marble Bundt Cake is so great for anytime! Delicious vanilla and chocolate swirled together in a tasty cake with a delicious vanilla frosting drizzle.The Best Marble Bundt Cake

What is marble bundt cake?

Marble bundt cake is a classic and popular cake made from a combination of light and dark batters that are swirled together to look like marble. The result is an attractive, speckled-effect cake with a soft and tender crumb.The Best Marble Bundt Cake

Marble bundt cakes can be flavored in many different ways – from mixing chocolate into the batter for a rich, chocolatey flavor to adding spices and extracts for something more unique.

The bundt pan creates a beautiful shape that makes the cake a centerpiece of any dessert table. Topped with a drizzle of glaze or dusting of powdered sugar, marble bundt cake is sure to impress!The Best Marble Bundt Cake

Bonus: Serving this classic treat is a breeze since most marble bundt cakes are loaf-style and can easily be sliced and served on a platter or individual plates. Enjoy!

How do you store this bundt cake?

Marble bundt cake can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator. If kept at room temperature, it should be consumed within a few days. Alternatively, if refrigerated, it can last up to 5 days when tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or an airtight container. To keep it moist and delicious, you may also want to sprinkle a bit of juice, liqueur, or simple syrup over the cake prior to wrapping it.The Best Marble Bundt Cake

What should you serve this marble bundt cake with?

Marble bundt cake pairs perfectly with a variety of accompaniments, both sweet and savory. For a classic pairing, consider serving it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

The Best Marble Bundt CakeIf you prefer something more unusual, try topping the cake with caramelized fruit compote or mocha ganache. You can also serve the cake with a side of seasonal fruit or a dollop of Greek yogurt.

Can you freeze marble bundt cake?

Yes, you can absolutely freeze marble bundt cake. To do so, allow the cake to cool completely before wrapping it tightly in plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Be sure to label and date the package and place it in the freezer. Marble bundt cake will stay fresh for up to 3 months when frozen. When ready to enjoy, simply thaw overnight in the refrigerator before serving. 

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Can you make marble bundt cake without a bundt pan?

Yes, you can absolutely make marble bundt cake without a bundt pan. To do so, simply use a standard 9×5-inch loaf pan and follow the same instructions for mixing together light and dark batters before pouring them into the pan.The Best Marble Bundt Cake

Bake as directed in the recipe and you’ll have a delicious marble loaf cake instead of a bundt cake! Enjoy!

Where is a good place to serve this delicious marble bundt cake?

Marble bundt cake is perfect for any occasion, from a casual gathering to an elegant dinner party. The classic and attractive design makes it suitable for serving on its own as a centerpiece dessert or alongside other dishes. It also makes a great addition to brunch spreads and tea parties where its light and tender texture will be sure to impress.The Best Marble Bundt Cake

What ingredients do I need for this chocolate vanilla bundt cake?

Nonstick Baking Spray

3 1⁄2 cup all purpose flour

1⁄2 tsp salt

2 tablespoons whole milk

2 tablespoons vanilla extract

8 large eggs

4 sticks of unsalted, room temp butter

3 cups granulated sugar

1 cup dark or black cocoa

Glaze: 1 cup confectioners sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, 2 tbsp whole milk

What tools do you need to make this awesome bundt cake?

All you need is:

  • Stand Mixer
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Bundt Pan 

What are some other fun bundt cake recipes to try?

The Best Marble Bundt Cake
Yield: 1 bundt cake

The Best Marble Bundt Cake

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

This Chocolate Vanilla Bundt cake is perfect by itself or a la mode! The glaze is the perfect topping and sends it right over the top!

Ingredients

  • Nonstick Baking Spray
  • 3 1⁄2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 8 large eggs
  • 4 sticks of unsalted, room temp butter
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dark or black cocoa
  • Preheat the oven to 350 and generously spray the Bundt pan.
  • Place the eggs (uncracked) in a bowl of warm water for 5 mins.
  • In a stand mixer cream the butter and sugar for 4-5 mins.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, allowing it to be incorporated fully before adding another.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and generously spray the Bundt pan.
  2. Place the eggs (uncracked) in a bowl of warm water for 5 mins.
  3. In a stand mixer cream the butter and sugar for 4-5 mins.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, allowing it to be incorporated fully before adding another.
  5. Combine the flour and salt and add in the second half of the dry ingredients and the vanilla. Mix until combined. Remove half of the batter and place in a 16-inch piping bag or large Ziplock bag. Add the cocoa powder to the remaining batter and beat until combined.
  6. Add the chocolate batter to a separate large Ziplock bag or piping bag. 
  7. Snip the corners of the bags, and working in alternating colors, pipe strips of batter into the ridges of the Bundt pan. 
  8. Use a rubber spatula or wooden skewer to spread the batter all the way up the sides (The spatula was easier to use than a skewer). 
  9. Pipe the rest of the batter in alternating patterns to the center of the Bundt pan. Place in the oven and bake for 65-75 mins.
    Testing with a skewer or knife for doneness.
    Allow it to cool for 30 mins before removing from the cake pan. 
  10. Once cake is completely cooled, another 30 mins, drizzle glaze over it and serve. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 501Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 165mgSodium 229mgCarbohydrates 83gFiber 2gSugar 51gProtein 10g

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