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Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Center

Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Center

Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Center is an elegant vanilla, cherry cake with cheesecake center that combines two classic desserts into a deliciously rich and creamy concoction.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Center
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 550 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

For the Bundt Cake:

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 12 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cherries pitted

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • chocolate bar

Instructions

For the Bundt Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Using some butter grease and flour a Bundt cake pan.
  2. In a stand mixed with the paddle attachment, beat granulated sugar, butter, and eggs at medium speed until well blended. Lower the speed and add milk and vanilla and mix well. Add flour, baking powder and beat for about 2 minutes or until the batter is smooth. Set aside.

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  1. Mix the cream cheese and sugar in a mixer on low speed. Add the eggs 1 at a time; then add the vanilla.

Prepare for Baking:

  1. Pour half of the bundt cake batter into prepared pan, top with the cheesecake filling and distribute the cherries evenly, pour the remaining bundt cake butter on top.
  2. Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  3. Let the cake cool at room temperature.
  4. Using a knife, gently loosen the cake from the pan and turn out onto wire rack.
  5. Cool completely before applying the frosting.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl until blended.
  2. Add sugar gradually, beating after each addition until well blended.
  3. Using a spatula apply to the cake and decorate with shaved chocolate.
Nutrition Facts
Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Center
Amount Per Serving
Calories 550 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 385mg17%
Potassium 306mg9%
Carbohydrates 84g28%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 67g74%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 915IU18%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 161mg16%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.