Recipe Box, Blueberry & Bacon Breakfast Bundt

This is a reinvention of a recipe I posted a long time ago,

Blueberry Bacon Breakfast Cake

I decided to make it in a bundt pan and add maple syrup

😋

You probably have most of the ingredients in your pantry

Flour, white and brown sugars, baking powder {not pictured,}

eggs, butter, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup

milk, blueberries and bacon

Mix the dry and wet ingredients separately,

then combine and stir in the bacon and blueberries

Coating the blueberries with flour

prevents them from all sinking down to the bottom

Grease or spray your pan* thoroughly right before adding the batter

Bake for 30 minutes and test for doneness,

and continue baking until cake tester comes out clean

My cake took 45 minutes but time can vary due to oven and pan used

Let cake cool for 1-3 hours, then poke all over and drizzle with syrup

Let cake sit a while longer to absorb syrup before turning it out onto a plate

Make icing by beating cream cheese with sugar, milk and vanilla

Spread over cooled cake and garnish with blueberries

*After a sticking issue I had with the Italian Party Bread

I ordered a silicone bundt pan

I highly recommend it, this cake slid out like a dream!

Blueberry & Bacon Breakfast Bundt

Dessert for breakfast!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 8-10 slices bacon, cooked crisp
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 T butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz fresh blueberries, washed

Glaze

  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 T milk

Instructions
 

Cake

  • Whisk butter and fat with sugars to combine then whisk in eggs, blend then add vanilla.
  • Toss dry ingredients together and add slowly, mixing with a large spoon, Add milk, stir to combine. Blend batter with a hand mixer until smooth.
  • Cut bacon into small pieces
  • Toss blueberries with 1 T flour and fold into batter with bacon. Pour into a greased bundt pan and bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes until a tester comes out clean.
  • Poke holes all over top of cake and drizzle with real maple syrup if desired
  • Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack for 1-3 hours. Loosen edges and invert onto plate

Icing

  • Beat cream cheese with hand mixer until whipped and smooth. Mix in milk and vanilla. Add powdered sugar. If glaze is too thick add a little milk, if too thin add more powdered sugar.
  • Garnish with fresh blueberries
  • Spread icing over top and sides of cake and refrigerate until serving
  • Cake serves 8-12
Keyword blueberry and bacon cake, breakfast cake, brunch, coffee cake

Enjoy!

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Comments
30 Responses to “Recipe Box, Blueberry & Bacon Breakfast Bundt”
  1. Martha says:

    This has to be so delicious!

  2. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, I wish I had a slice this morning! It looks yummy! I adore cream cheese frosting and anything blueberry. That is good to know about the silicone bundt pan. I always hold my breath when I use my aluminum one. Happy Wednesday!

  3. Well this is an interesting combination!

  4. Julie says:

    This breakfast bundt cake looks just perfect for a Sunday breakfast. Thanks for the recipe to make it.

  5. I am a huge fan of dessert for breakfast! This really looks delicious, and I have everything to make it! Have a beautiful Wednesday, Jenna!

  6. Two of my favorites in what sounds like one fabulous dish!

  7. Glad to hear the pan worked well for you! Breakfast is served:@)

  8. lghiggins says:

    I would never have thought of putting bacon in a breakfast cake, but I bet it was good. Bundt pans have been problematic at our house too. I will be sharing this idea with my chef (husband); I know he will like it.

  9. Kitty says:

    Oh my word, Jenna, this sounds so fabulous!! I want a slice right now!

  10. Mary says:

    Yum Jenna, everything is better with bacon! Love the sweet and salty combo ♥

  11. Looks like a lovely way to start the day. Bacon with your sweet blueberry Bundt cake. The silicone pan makes life easier.

  12. This has everything anyone needs for breakfast!

  13. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

  14. Amy @ Heritage Home Ec says:

    Oh my! My husband loves blueberries AND bacon. I’m sure this will be a hit in our home. I can’t wait to try it this weekend. Thank you so much for the recipe. Pinning. 🙂

  15. Miz Helen says:

    Congratulations, your post has been featured on Full Plate Thursday,526 and we pinned it to our features board. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us!
    Miz Helen

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