Chocolate Glazed Bundt Cake

I’m not a huge chocolate fan, and typically when I do a chocolate dessert I try to pair it with another flavor, but some occasions call for a classic chocolate treat without all the specialty additions — so it’s good to have one of these recipes tucked away! Bundt cakes always seem like an easy way to make things look nice and fancy without doing a whole lot of extra work, and this moist, rich chocolate cake recipe is a great option for your fancy pan.

You will need:
FOR THE CAKE
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup sour cream
2 sticks unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

FOR THE GLAZE
3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons unsalted butter

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Preheat your oven to 325, and grease your bundt pan well. Whisk flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Mix milk and sour cream in a small bowl. Cream butter and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, then vanilla. Slowly add flour mixture, alternating with milk mixture, ending with flour. Spoon batter into pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack, invert pan, and remove cake.

Once cake has cooled, heat cream in a small saucepan until simmering, then pour over chocolate. Let stand for 2 minutes, then add butter. Stir to combine completely until thick, and pour or drizzle over cake.

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One thought on “Chocolate Glazed Bundt Cake

  1. This is stunning! I just bought the same vanilla the other day. Vanilla snobs!

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