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Our favourite festive Bundt recipes

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 2 December 2022

Make a beautiful Bundt cake the star of your festive baking efforts this year with our pick of the best seasonal recipes. Expect intricate shapes, warming spices and plenty of magical touches.

Chocolate and Cinnamon Christmas Tree Bundt with Cinnamon Buttercream and Marzipan Pine Cones

by Melanie Johnson
from Bundt

Go all out on festive design with this showstopper from Bundt. “Christmas is all about detail and magical surprises”, says author Melanie Johnson, who has included a hidden chocolate Christmas tree in every slice of this chocolate and cinnamon bundt decorated with marzipan pine cones.

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Melanie Johnson

Edd’s Spiced Chocolate Bundt Cake

Edd’s Spiced Chocolate Bundt Cake

by Lizzie Kamenetzky

Intricate and impressive though it may look, GBBO winner Edd Kimber’s spiced chocolate bundt is actually a brilliant easy make-ahead option that you can bake and keep in the freezer. On the day you plan to tuck in, all you’ll need to do is finish it with a spiced chocolate glaze.

Ginger Bundt

Sticky Ginger Bundt with Mascarpone Frosting

by Melanie Johnson
from Bundt

We love the subtle Christmassy undertones of this pretty Bundt. The batter its flavoured with ginger, treacle and muscovado to create a sticky gingerbread-style cake, while the mascarpone frosting evokes snowy peaks and the pomegranate seeds add a festive red finish.

Cider and 5-spice Bundt Cake

Nigella Lawson’s Cider and 5-spice Bundt Cake

There is a sophistication in the simplicity of this Bundt from Nigella, which allows the cider and five-spice-flavoured cake’s beautiful swirl design to take centre stage.

Snickerdoodle Bundt

by Melanie Johnson
from Bundt

Cinnamon is our go-to festive spice and this Bundt, inspired by Snickerdoodle cookies, is liberally coated in the stuff as it emerges from the oven, filling your house with the scent of Christmas.


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