Red Velvet Bundt Cakes

Red Velvet Bundt Cakes

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With Buttercream Frosting

Bundt Cakes are so beautiful, especially if you can get them to come out of the pan clean! With the holidays right around the corner it is nice to have a quick and easy holiday dessert that can be decorated for any type of party.

I was shopping at Williams Sonoma not too long ago and my five year old begged me to get this really fancy mini bundt cake pan. Clearly, it was a not a hard decision, I had to have it! The pan is so beautifully detailed, and perfect for the holidays!

Red Velvet Cake

It’s not often that I make Red Velvet Cake, but I thought it would be such a perfect color for these bundt’s. A little secret…I did not make these totally from scratch, they definitely came from a box. However, I did make the Buttercream from scratch! Sometimes you only have so much time and you have to cut a few corners.

How To Make

First of all choose your cake mix. I obviously chose Red Velvet, but the sky is the limit on this one! You could do yellow cake, lemon, vanilla or chocolate!! Whatever you choose, mix all of the ingredients according to the box. Make sure you grease the pan really good. If your pan is like mine there is a lot of detail and you will need to get in all of the grooves. I used my Cake Pan Release recipe, which you can find below. Use a pastry brush and get it into all of the crevices. My cakes popped right out!!

I over-filled the pan. Only fill 3/4 full

Easy Buttercream Frosting

On these cakes I used my homemade Easy Buttercream Frosting. You can find my blog post about it here! This recipe is the most popular pin I have on pinterest! Everyone needs a basic buttercream!! I have used this many times and everyone who tries it LOVES it!

Easy Buttercream

Decorating the Bundt Cakes

To decorate the Cakes, I tried a few different techniques as you can see below. If the hole in the middle of your bundts are big enough you can even fill them with candy or even loads of frosting! I even microwaved a bit of frosting to get a nice drizzle. Get creative!

Here are the recipes for the Cake Pan Release and the Easy Buttercream!

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