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Bundt Spice Cake

Spice Cake

i found a bundt pan while thrifting a couple weeks ago and i was determined to use it and bake pretty things. after Bruce cleaned it a couple times (he really wanted to make sure it was clean. he doesn’t like germs), i went on a mini pinterest bundt cake spree, and made my birthday cake. so i pinned quite a few and just decided to go with a box spice cake. GASP. i didn’t want to be overly ambitious on my first cake! but i added a couple things to make it a little bit unique. i was pretty surprised at how fast I was able to whip up this baby which allowed for plenty of cooling time & no stress.

bundt spice cake
THE CAKE: WHAT YOU NEED
– box of spice cake
– 3 eggs
– 1 cup water
– 1/2 cup applesauce (i use it instead of the vegetable oil it has on the box directions)
– bundt pan

TO MAKE:
1. pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
2. coat pan (making sure to get all the edges) with butter or olive oil. also lightly flour the inside of the pan. 
3. blend all ingredients with a mixer and beat for two minutes
4. pour batter into pan and bake for 30-35 minutes. use a toothpick to test if cake is done
5. pull out of the oven and let cool
Real Cream cheese frosting

THE FROSTING: WHAT YOU NEED
– one pack of cream cheese
– 1/2 a stick of butter (room temperature)
– 1 and 1/2 cups of powder sugar
– 3 teaspoons of vanilla
– cinnamon & sprinkles

TO MAKE:
1.  beat cream cheese and butter together until mixed.
2. add vanilla
3. add in powder sugar a 1/4 cup at a time and mix until blended in
4. top with cinnamon & sprinkles once on the cake for decoration

Bundt Spice Cake
bundt spice cake
bundt spice cake
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CAKE?
maybe i’ll make it next…. 
  • Oh this just looks like the most delish cake, I'm going to have to give your recipe a try

  • Looks good. You can't go wrong with spice cake! My husband is German and most Germans don't love super sweet food, so vegan tres leches cake is his favorite, and one of my favorites as well. I also love a plain cake with a creative frosting, like lime, or butterscotch, etc.

  • look at you go, martha stewart. it looks delish!! my favorite cake is ice cream cake…which sort of doesn't count…because there is no actual breaded cake part. 🙂

  • Can't wait to try this, so I pinned it on Pinterest! It looks SO amazing.

  • Amy

    uhhh YUMMMM & the presentation is stunning!!

  • YUM! My fave cake is chocolate pound cake. I had to steal my mom's bundt pan to make it the last time!!!

  • mmmmm.. well first of all. ANYTHING with cream cheese. and this looks AMAZIng.

    but my grandma makes this amazing cake every year for my birthday. It's an angel food cake with a cream cheese/powdered sugar mixture in the middle & top.. and then STRAWBERRIES on top of that.

    and that is the ONLY reason I keep looking forward to birthdays!

  • this looks amazing, elizabeth! cream cheese frosting is one of my faves!

  • Gahhhh spice cake is my f.a.v.o.r.i.t.e. and I love it as a bundt. I've always just made mine out of a box and with store icing, but it looks like homemade icing may be the way to go.

  • I love spice cake – I made one similar to this for our wedding cake back in January. I love adding extra spice-ness and chopped walnuts, plus honey in the cinnamon-cream cheese frosting. Super yum! (PS- i love your sign in the background!)

  • Jasey Jade

    It looks reaaally delicious! 😀
    http://www.jaseyjade.blogspot.com

  • Joining you today from "Jack of All Trades Link-up" – This looks SOOOO good! I love a good spice cake and the frosting looks delish! Over the holiday weekend I had an amazing jello punch cake, which might be fun to do bundt-style! You use a yellow cake mix and then after baking (while still warm) punch holes in it with a wooden spoon and pour over your favorite flavor of jello (we used berry). Ice it with coolwhip and fun sprinkles. Refrigerate it and it's perfect for summer!

  • Oh, this looks so good! I love cream cheese anything, but especially frosting! 🙂
    My favorite cake is the one my mom makes me every year for my birthday – chocolate chip coffee cake – so so good!

  • I am trying. haha!

  • nothing can beat it!

  • thanks! It is my Naptime Diaries canvas! I love it so so much!