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Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe

Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe

Make this super cute and delicious Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe for your holiday party or to give as gifts. Made with simple ingredients, these are easy to make in a mini bundt pan, festive and perfect for any holiday gathering!

Are you looking for a festive recipe to add to your holiday menu? Well look no further. I have the perfect Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe that is not only delicious, but easy and fun to make! With basic ingredients, these are just the thing for beginner bakers to try their hand at, taking not too much time at all!

mini bundt cakes recipe

This cake is also great for gift giving and party favors this time of year. They’re just the thing to finish off a dinner party or relax with a cup of coffee when you have a sweet tooth.

These adorable mini bundt cakes are moist, delicious and easy to make! These cakes are the perfect dessert: easy to put together and freeze well. 

mini bundt cakes recipe

The best part about it? You can decorate your mini cakes with anything your heart desires. Enjoy them eaten as-is or decorated with frosting and sprinkles.

mini bundt cakes recipe

How to Make Mini Bundt Cake Recipe for the Holiday Season 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Milk

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8oz Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 cups Confectioners’ sugar or more as needed
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Milk, as needed
  • Christmas Sprinkles, as desired
mini bundt cakes recipe

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F.

Grease and flour a mini bundt cake pan. Set aside.

In a small bowl, Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream together the vegetable oil and white sugar at medium speed until light-colored and creamy, about 2 minutes.

Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract.

Beat in half of the flour mixture, then 1 cup of the milk, then the remaining dry ingredients until just incorporated.

Divide the cake batter into the prepared pans, filling each cavity about 2/3 of the way full.

mini bundt cakes recipe

Put your cakes into the oven for a baking time of 20-24 minutes until lightly golden and an inserted toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.

Transfer to a cooling rack.

While the bundt cakes are baking, prepare the cream cheese frosting.

Scoop the cream cheese frosting into a piping bag, then snip off the tip depending on how thick you want your cream cheese swirls to be.

mini bundt cakes recipe

Once the little cakes have cooled, drizzle with cream cheese frosting and garnish with sprinkles.

Makes 12 mini bundt cakes, or 1 large bundt cake.

mini bundt cakes recipe

How to Gift Your Bundt Cakes 

A delicious surprise inside every bite – these small treats pack a big punch in terms of flavor and looks. They also make excellent hostess gifts or teacher appreciation goodies that will be enjoyed by everyone who tastes them!

This is the perfect opportunity to get creative! You could stuff mini-Bundts into cello bags or bakery boxes that are specially sized for them. What’s more, if you’re feeling extra festive (and who isn’t?), all it takes is some tissue paper and a bow for an elegant touch.

mini bundt cakes recipe

Make Ahead and Freezing Instructions

You can also freeze your cakes before icing them. Simply bake and cool the cakes. Wrap with plastic wrap and place into a large freezer bag or airtight container for up to 3 months in the freezer. Thaw at room temperature for a minimum of 1 hour.

Looking for more Mini Bundt Cake Recipes? Check these great ideas out using your Favorite Ingredients!

  • Add fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream to the center of each cake,
  • Substitute the vanilla for almond extract
  • Add coffee liquor, lemon zest, lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest or maple syrup to your cream cheese glaze.
  • Add 3/4 cup cocoa powder to make a chocolate cake
  • Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl for a chocolate drizzle

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mini bundt cakes recipe
mini bundt cakes recipe

Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe

Yield: Makes 12 mini bundt cakes, or 1 large bundt cake.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 44 minutes
Make this super cute and delicious Christmas Mini Bundt Cake Recipe for your holiday party or to give as gifts. Made with simple ingredients, these are easy to make in a mini bundt pan, festive and perfect for any holiday gathering!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 8oz Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 cups Confectioners' sugar or more as needed
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Milk, as needed
  • Christmas Sprinkles, as desired

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F.

Grease and flour a mini bundt cake pan. Set aside.

In a small bowl, Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream together the vegetable oil and white sugar at medium speed until light-colored and creamy, about 2 minutes.

Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract.

Beat in half of the flour mixture, then 1 cup of the milk, then the remaining dry ingredients until just incorporated.

Divide the cake batter into the prepared pans, filling each cavity about 2/3 of the way full.

Put your cakes into the oven for a baking time of 20-24 minutes until lightly golden and an inserted toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.

Transfer to a cooling rack.

While the bundt cakes are baking, prepare the cream cheese frosting.

Scoop the cream cheese frosting into a piping bag, then snip off the tip depending on how thick you want your cream cheese swirls to be.

Once the little cakes have cooled, drizzle with cream cheese frosting and garnish with sprinkles.

Notes

Make Ahead and Freezing Instructions

You can also freeze your cakes before icing them. Simply bake and cool the cakes. Wrap with plastic wrap and place into a large freezer bag or airtight container for up to 3 months in the freezer. Thaw at room temperature for a minimum of 1 hour.

Variation Ideas

Add fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream to the center of each cake,

Substitute the vanilla for almond extract

Add coffee liquor, lemon zest, lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest or maple syrup to your cream cheese glaze.

Add 3/4 cup cocoa powder to make a chocolate cake

Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl for a chocolate drizzle

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