No frosting is required on these moist and delicious cakes.
October 03, 2012
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Healthy Bundt Cake Recipes
Bundt pans come in varying designs and sizes. Feel free to alter the baking times on these recipes to fit a smaller or larger pan. Miniature bundt cakes are ideal for gift giving when wrapped individually in celophane.
Our first recipe is Apple-Cinnamon Bundt Cake.
A homey comfort classic made special with a dusting of sugar and a hidden filling of apples and nuts.
"The cake has a delicate chocolate flavor, so it's not overpowering," said recipe developer Barb Combs. "I enjoy the special glaze the most. Although I wrote the recipe to say 'cool completely,' the cake tastes delicious served slightly warm about a half hour after you have inverted it from the pan."
Baked in mini Bundt pans (about $30 at most kitchen specialty stores and home emporiums), these cakes make delicious holiday gifts. You can bake the cake in a standard 12-cup Bundt pan for one hour or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Make the cake ahead, and freeze it for up to two weeks. Thaw in the refrigerator, and bring to room temperature before glazing. Follow the directions for applying the glaze in two steps to allow it to permeate the cake more thoroughly. A fresh basil sprig is a lovely garnish.