Candy Cane Bundt Cake

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

 

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

  

This easy upgraded cake mix recipe features a peppermint cake smothered in cream cheese and peppermint frosting. Each slice looks stunning and tastes as delicious as it looks.

 

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

 

Looking for more Christmas Cake recipes?

Check out my favourite Holiday cake recipes:

 

Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Cranberry White Chocolate Cake

Pull-Apart Christmas Wreath Cake

 

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

 

 

Candy Cane Bundt cake

Makes: 9in bundt cake

Ingredients:

2 boxes of white cake mix
6 large egg whites
2 C whole Milk
1 C unsalted butter, softened
1 tbsp pure peppermint extract
Red food dye

For the Peppermint Frosting

4 oz cream cheese, softened
¼ C unsalted butter, softened
2 C powdered sugar
1 tbsp pure peppermint extract
3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
1 C crushed peppermint candy


Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9in bundt cake pan with pam baking spray

Using a hand mixer, beat together the cake mix, egg whites, milk, peppermint extract and unsalted butter until combined and smooth

Scoop 1 ½ C of the cake batter into a small bowl and mix in a few drops of red food dye

Pour half of the white batter into the bundt cake pan

Drop dollops of the red cake batter into the white and swirl with a knife

Pour the remaining white batter onto the top of the red

Drop dollops of the remaining red batter onto the white and swirl again

Bake in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Allow to cool completely before moving to a wire rack

Using a hand mixer, beat together the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, peppermint extract and the heavy whipping cream until combined and smooth

If the frosting is thick, beat in a few more tbsp of heavy whipping cream until your frosting is smooth and thin

Pour over the bundt cake

Sprinkle the crushed peppermint candy

Allow the frosting to firm up before serving!

 

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

 

Candy Cane Bundt cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas
Servings: 1 9 inch bundt cake
Ingredients
  • 2 boxes of white cake mix
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 2 C whole Milk
  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 tbsp pure peppermint extract
  • Red food dye
For the Peppermint Frosting
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • ¼ C unsalted butter softened
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp pure peppermint extract
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 C crushed peppermint candy
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9in bundt cake pan with pam baking spray
  2. Using a hand mixer, beat together the cake mix, egg whites, milk, peppermint extract and unsalted butter until combined and smooth
  3. Scoop 1 ½ C of the cake batter into a small bowl and mix in a few drops of red food dye
  4. Pour half of the white batter into the bundt cake pan
  5. Drop dollops of the red cake batter into the white and swirl with a knife
  6. Pour the remaining white batter onto the top of the red
  7. Drop dollops of the remaining red batter onto the white and swirl again
  8. Bake in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  9. Allow to cool completely before moving to a wire rack
  10. Using a hand mixer, beat together the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, peppermint extract and the heavy whipping cream until combined and smooth
  11. If the frosting is thick, beat in a few more tbsp of heavy whipping cream until your frosting is smooth and thin
  12. Pour over the bundt cake
  13. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint candy
  14. Allow the frosting to firm up before serving!

  Oh so pretty and festive, this Candy Cane Bundt Cake is sure to wow guests you are entertaining this holiday season.

 

 

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