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Christmas Bundt Cake


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h

This is a quick and easy cake! Great for when you have guests over for the holidays.


  • 225g cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 11⁄2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 11⁄2 tsps vanilla essence
  • 21⁄4 cups cake flour, divided
  • 11⁄2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 11⁄2 cups glacé cherries
  • GLAZE:
  • 11⁄2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 to 4 tbsps milk
  • 1⁄2 tsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch of salt
  • Additional glacé cherries for garnish


Step 1

In a bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one. Add the vanilla. Combine 2 cups of the flour and baking powder then gradually beat into the batter.

Step 2

Combine the pecans, cherries and remaining flour and fold into the batter. Pour into a greased and floured 25 cm fluted tube pan.

Step 3

Bake at 160°C for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes then remove from the pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 4

For the glaze, combine the icing sugar, milk, vanilla and salt, then drizzle over the cake. Garnish with remaining cherries.

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