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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 550kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


For the Bundt Cake:

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

For the Cheesecake Filling:

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

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

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


For the Bundt Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Using some butter grease and flour a Bundt cake pan.
  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool at room temperature.
  • Using a knife, gently loosen the cake from the pan and turn out onto wire rack.
  • Cool completely before applying the frosting.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Beat cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl until blended.
  • Add sugar gradually, beating after each addition until well blended.
  • Using a spatula apply to the cake and decorate with shaved chocolate.


Calories: 550kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 306mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 915IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 1.9mg