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Easy Gingerbread Bundt Cake Recipe with a Cake Mix

Spice cake mix and other easy to find ingredients are transformed into the ultimate Gingerbread and baked in a Bundt pan. This holiday cake is festive, fun and totally delicious.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cool Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 529 kcal

Ingredients

Gingerbread Cake

  • 1 box spice cake mix {15.25 ounces}
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup molasses
  • ½ cup milk {I used 1%}
  • 3 eggs

Toppings

  • 1 cup prepared cream cheese frosting {or vanilla}
  • 3 tablespoons caramel topping
  • 2 tablespoons gingerbread sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare your bundt pan by liberally spraying it with nonstick spray and set aside.

Gingerbread Cake

  1. Combine the spice cake mix, ground ginger, cinnamon, vegetable oil, molasses, milk and eggs in a medium bowl. Use a handheld {or stand} mixer to combine the ingredients until everything is incorporated. Pour the gingerbread cake batter into the prepared Bundt pan, making sure it is in an even layer.

  2. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with only a few crumbs. Remove from the oven and allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes before inverting the Bundt cake onto your serving plate.

  3. Once the cake is completely cooled, spread the prepared frosting over the top of the cake, drizzle the frosting with caramel topping and sprinkle with gingerbread sprinkles. Serve or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. This cake can also be frozen for up to 3 months.

Recipe Notes

NOTE:  Add orange zest to the cake batter and prepared frosting for a fresh flavor.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Gingerbread Bundt Cake Recipe with a Cake Mix
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 529 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 455mg20%
Potassium 478mg14%
Carbohydrates 80g27%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 64g71%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 98IU2%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.