Pumpkin Chocolate Bundt Cake
Pumpkin Chocolate Bundt Cake
Enjoy this quick and easy dessert recipe by Anna Olson from Bake with Anna Olson.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Baking
  • Preparation Time 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Cooking Time 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield 1 serving
Ingredients
  • Bundt Cake:
  • 2¾ cups All-purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup granulated Sugar
  • 2+¾ teaspoons Baking powder, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon round Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground Ginger
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups pure Pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup Buttermilk, divided
  • 1 cup packed Light brown sugar
  • 2 large Eggs
  • ¼ cup Vegetable oil
  • ½ cup Cocoa powder, sifted
  • Butterscotch Glaze:
  • ¼ cup unsalted Butter
  • ⅓ cup packed Dark brown sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon Milk
  • 1 cup Icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 12 cup (3L) bundt pan
  2. Sift the flour, granulated sugar, 2 ½ teaspoons (7.5 g) of the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt into a large mixing bowl
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the pumpkin puree, ¾ cup (175 mL) of the buttermilk, brown sugar, eggs and oil and add this to the dry mixture, whisking until smooth. Divide the batter in half and add the cocoa powder, remaining ¼ cup of buttermilk and ¼ teaspoons (1 g) of baking powder into one bowl until evenly combined
  4. Dollop alternating large spoonfuls of pumpkin and chocolate batter into the pan, until both batters are used up. Use a skewer to swirl the batter a little bit. Bake the bundt cake for 60-75 minutes, until a tester inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool the bundt cake for 30 minutes in the pan and then tip it out onto a rack to cool completely
  5. For the glaze, melt the butter and cook it until it browns, about 2 minutes. Strain the particles out and place the browned butter in a clean pot and add the brown sugar and 2 tablespoonsp (30 mL) of the milk and bring to a full boil while stirring. Pour this over the icing sugar in a bowl, add the vanilla and stir until cooled enough to be glaze consistency – if it seems too thick, you can add the remaining 1 tablespoonp (15 mL ) of milk, a little at a time, until you get the right consistency (it should be somewhat fluid but not runny.) Pour this overtop of the bundt so that it drips partway downs the sides. Leave the glaze to set for an hour before slicing
  6. The bundt will keep for 3 days, well-wrapped

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