multicolored bundt cake

Christmas Bundt Cake

Nothing celebrates the holiday season like this Christmas Bundt Cake! This easy homemade bundt cake has a simple glaze that is ideal for holding holiday sprinkles. This is an easy dessert for your kids to help with!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bundt cake, christmas cake, multicolor cake, tye dye cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 376kcal
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For the cake:

For the glaze:

  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1-3 tablespoons heavy cream


Make the cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  • In a separate large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add in vanilla and then eggs one at a time. Blend in milk.
  • Add in the flour half at a time and mix until well blended.
  • Divide batter into 3 bowls, with 1/3  of the batter going into each bowl.
  • Add gel food coloring to 2 of the bowls to make green and red batter.
  • Grease a bundt cake pan with shortening, then dust it with flour. 
  • Spoon batter into the pan my dropping spoonfuls of alternating colors of batter around the pan until all the batter has been used.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes and toothpick test comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Make the frosting:

  • In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, powdered sugar, flavoring and 1 tablespoon of cream. Mix until the glaze is smooth. If needed, add another tablespoon or 2 of cream until the glaze is at the consistency you'd like.
  •  Once the cake has cooled, drizzle or spoon the glaze overtop the cake. Immediately sprinkle with sprinkles if desired.


The calories shown are based on the cake using all of the glaze and being cut into 12 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 170mg | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.4mg