Thanksgiving Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Thanksgiving Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Now, who can resist this perfectly textured, sweet, and moist Thanksgiving Bundt cake with cream cheese glaze? Made with Greek yogurt for major decadence, richness and perfection! This is another “Must-have” on your table this Thanksgiving.

This beautiful Bundt cake can double as an afternoon snack or a wonderful breakfast any time of year. This is best served with a big cup of coffee and a bowl of mixed berries or nuts for a casual, sweet brunch. You are sure to have a great morning.

And of course, this is a great treat when entertaining guests. And in case you happen to have any leftovers, a slice of this wrapped to-go is the perfect parting gift for them. What can be better than sending your loved one’s home with a slice of Thanksgiving Bundt cake with cream cheese glaze?

Thanksgiving Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

RatingDifficultyBeginner

Prep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

For The Cake
 ¾ cup Unsalted butter, room temperature
 1 ½ cups Brown sugar
 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
 2 Large eggs, room temperature
 2 ½ cups Pastry flour
 1 ¼ tsp Baking powder
 ½ tsp Baking soda
 1 tsp Salt
 1 cup Whole milk plain Greek yogurt, room temperature (or sour cream)
For The Cream Cheese Glaze
 4 oz Cream cheese, room temperature
  cup Confectioner’s sugar
 2 tbsp Tablespoons buttermilk
 1 tsp Vanilla extract

For The Cake
1

Preheat oven to 350 F.

2

Lubricate the inside of a Bundt cake pan with baking spray.

3

For about 3 minutes, cream the butter and brown sugar together in the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment fitted (or in a large bowl using a hand mixer).

4

Just one at a time, add vanilla extract and eggs, scraping down the sides between additions.

5

By whisking, combine pastry flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.

6

Add half of the flour mixture to the butter and sugar that was prepared, then mix until flour is completely fused together. Add Greek yoghurt and mix to combine. Then add remaining flour, scraping down sides after adding.

7

Pour mixture into prepared Bundt cake pan, then gently smooth the top with the back of a spatula.

8

Bake for 35 minutes, or until you see that the cake is golden brown on the outside and springs back a little when you try to push on it.

9

Rest and let cool in pan for at least 15 minutes, then overturn onto a wire rack to cool completely before adding glaze.

For The Glaze
10

Combine all needed ingredients for the glaze in a small bowl, then whisk until you have a smooth consistency. Add water at about 1 teaspoon at a time, and whisk until desired thickness is attained.

11

Drizzle on top of cooled cake.

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Ingredients

For The Cake
 ¾ cup Unsalted butter, room temperature
 1 ½ cups Brown sugar
 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
 2 Large eggs, room temperature
 2 ½ cups Pastry flour
 1 ¼ tsp Baking powder
 ½ tsp Baking soda
 1 tsp Salt
 1 cup Whole milk plain Greek yogurt, room temperature (or sour cream)
For The Cream Cheese Glaze
 4 oz Cream cheese, room temperature
  cup Confectioner’s sugar
 2 tbsp Tablespoons buttermilk
 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Directions

For The Cake
1

Preheat oven to 350 F.

2

Lubricate the inside of a Bundt cake pan with baking spray.

3

For about 3 minutes, cream the butter and brown sugar together in the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment fitted (or in a large bowl using a hand mixer).

4

Just one at a time, add vanilla extract and eggs, scraping down the sides between additions.

5

By whisking, combine pastry flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.

6

Add half of the flour mixture to the butter and sugar that was prepared, then mix until flour is completely fused together. Add Greek yoghurt and mix to combine. Then add remaining flour, scraping down sides after adding.

7

Pour mixture into prepared Bundt cake pan, then gently smooth the top with the back of a spatula.

8

Bake for 35 minutes, or until you see that the cake is golden brown on the outside and springs back a little when you try to push on it.

9

Rest and let cool in pan for at least 15 minutes, then overturn onto a wire rack to cool completely before adding glaze.

For The Glaze
10

Combine all needed ingredients for the glaze in a small bowl, then whisk until you have a smooth consistency. Add water at about 1 teaspoon at a time, and whisk until desired thickness is attained.

11

Drizzle on top of cooled cake.

Thanksgiving Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze
Thanksgiving Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze
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