The Classic Bundt Cake Recipe

The classic is always good, and this recipe never fails. Easy to make, full of taste.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Total Time1 hr 10 min
  • Ready in90
  • Cuisine
    • International
  • Course
    • Breakfast
    • Dessert
    • Snack


  • 1 cup butter (keep some butter to butter the baking pan)
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 shot brandy or cognac
  • 1 shot orange juice
  • zest from one orange unwaxed
  • caster sugar for decoration



Preheat the oven at 190 °C


Beat the sugar with the butter in a mixer at high speed until creamy


Add the eggs one by one while beating the mix. Add the brandy, orange juice, and orange zest.


Lower speed and add salt and baking powder. Add the flour and mix


Put the mix in a buttered bundt pan and place in the oven at the lower rack.


Bake for 1 hour

Let cool for 30 minutes before removing the cake from the bundt pan
Before serving, you can add some caster sugar on top for decoration

Variation: You can add raisins or other dried fruits or nuts in the mix.