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Perfect Bundt Cakes for Mother’s Day Brunch: #Recipes

Dear Creatives, This is the perfect bundt cake recipe for Mother’s Day Brunch or anytime as a matter of fact. It is easy, ever so good & it will travel easy if taking it with you. Slice it big or small you but, you will be reaching for more. Have your cinnamon bundt cake slice with a cup of coffee, tea or milk for the kids. Not too sweet, yet the center has just enough gooey goodness to make you smile after each bite of this cinnamon bundt cake.

Cinnamon Bundt Cake Theresa Huse 2013 -1298

Sammie & I went round & round. She wanted cinnamon cookies, I wanted to bake some kind of cake. This was our compromise a cinnamon bundt cake. We have been trying to get in as much baking as possible because once summer heat hits that’s it for heating up our ovens unless we get a cool day or foggy morning. On the hunt we went for the recipe, but what I didn’t realize is how much we’d been baking & I ran out of flour & sugar. No worries, I just adapted the cinnamon bundt cake recipe to include whole wheat flour & brown sugar vs. running to the store with half the batter ready.

Bundt Cake, Coffee and cake on a glass plate, Theresa Huse 2013 -1295

Find your prettiest platter or one your mom or grandma handed down to you. Lay some edible flowers around the plate or add a glaze. It could be one with vanilla or one  with a coffee glaze.Easy options to dress up this cinnamon bundt cake that is perfect for your Mother’s Day brunch….

 

cinnamon bundt cake with coffee, cinnamon in a scoop, Theresa Huse 2013 -1293

No I didn’t take photos of the process this time. I was too busy adjusting the recipe, asking Sammie to get the pets out of the kitchen & tending to our new puppy under foot. I am going to share both recipes you decide which to try but, either is going to be easy to make, delicious & a crowd please r. Bonus extra goodness for every cinnamon lover out there! I think I could of pulled my cinnamon bundt cake out 5 minutes earlier as our oven runs hot but,  it was oh so yummy & moist. ( I used the FAGE yogurt I reviewed here on the blog in it) You can substitute the sour cream for Fage Yogurt in both the recipes! The Whole Wheat Recipe shows the substitution & is the one I made above.

The original recipe:

Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake

Total Time: 55 minutes

Serving Size: 10

All credits to this original recipe visit to see reviews http://allrecipes.com/recipe/cinnamon-swirl-bundt-coffee-cake/

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup white sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly grease one 10 inch bundt pan.
  2. Cream 1 1/2 cups white sugar together with eggs until well blended. Add sour cream and butter or margarine and beat well. Add flour, baking soda, and baking powder and mix well. Stir in vanilla and the chopped nuts.
  3. Mix the remaining 1/4 cup of white sugar with the cinnamon.
  4. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle generously with the cinnamon sugar mixture. Cover with remaining cake batter.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 40 minutes.

Notes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/cinnamon-swirl-bundt-coffee-cake

http://www.dearcreatives.com/perfect-bundt-cakes-for-mothers-day-brunch-recipes/

My adapted Recipe uses yogurt instead of sour cream, omits nuts & glaze topping. Optional glaze toppings these two might be perfect Vanilla Glaze or Coffee Glaze that I saw with this Gingerbread bundt cake which I might have to try during the holiday season.

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Bundt Cake

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Bundt Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt Fage (what I used, it's thick & my new favorite!)
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Gold Metal Whole Wheat Flour or similar
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 11/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar or you can use white sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly grease & lightly flour one 10 inch bundt pan.
  2. Cream 1 1/4cups white sugar, 1/4 packed brown sugar together with eggs until well blended. Add (thick yogurt) Greek yogurt and butter or margarine and beat well. Add flour, baking soda, and baking powder and mix well. Stir in vanilla
  3. Mix 1/4 cup of packed brown sugar or 1/4 cup white sugar with the cinnamon.
  4. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle generously with the cinnamon sugar mixture. Cover with remaining cake batter. Sprinkle a little cinnamon sugar mixture on the top
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 30- 40 minutes. Check with knife done when comes out clean. Watch not to over bake in the last 15 min. as ovens vary.
http://www.dearcreatives.com/perfect-bundt-cakes-for-mothers-day-brunch-recipes/

 

What are your Mother’s Day Plans? When is the last time you made a bundt cake? Do you have a favorite bundt cake recipe? 

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