Break Out the Bundt Pans: 6 Recipes That Will Get You Baking
One baking pan definitely worth having on hand is one that makes bundt cakes. Not only does the pan plate a beautiful cake that can be served at any time of the day (depending on your recipe), but there are almost as many styles of pans as there are recipes for cakes. To get your bundt-baking started, here are six recipes — and a pinch of cake-related history.
According to the Smithsonian – which has a collection of bundt cake pans! — the bundt owes its creation to the Dalquist brothers. In 1946, Dave returned from Navy service in the Pacific and teamed up with Mark to start Plastics for Industry, a manufacturing firm. Four years later, they bought Northland Aluminum Products, which had products like griddles and steak platters in its “Nordic Ware” line. The same year, 1950, two women placed a request for a cake pan, leading Dave to create a fluted, aluminum cake pan. The pan’s design was trademarked under “Bundt,” and it began appearing in stores across the country.
1. Dark chocolate bundt
For a bundt that will come together in no time, try Mix and Match Mama‘s dark chocolate bundt, made in a 10-inch pan. Many bundt cakes rely on cake and pudding mixes. Not only do they make baking easier, but they also help keep the cake moist.
- 1 box of chocolate fudge cake mix
- 2 small boxes of instant chocolate fudge pudding
- ½ cup of vegetable oil
- 1¼ cups of water
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups dark chocolate chips, divided
- ½ cup whipping cream