Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake – Deliciously moist and fluffy chocolate Bundt cake, swirled with a thick and creamy vanilla cheesecake centre!

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Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

This month, I am teaming up with a group of fellow food bloggers to do a monthly recipe challenge called the “Yum of the Month”. The way this works is each month, one member chooses a theme or ingredient, and then we all have to create a recipe around that theme. The Yum of the Month team members are all talented baker bloggers who create the most gorgeous desserts.

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Let me introduce you to the team! We have Shadi from Unicorns in the Kitchen, Amy from Accidental Happy Baker, Michelle from Giraffes Can Bake, and Wajeeha from I Knead to Eat. Our Yum of the Month challenge for this month is Bundt Cakes, chosen by me! (Of course I’d pick Bundt cakes. 😉 ) My contribution for this month’s theme is my Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake. Be sure to check out everyone else’s contributions below my recipe!

I really think you’re going to love seeing these recipes every month!

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Adapted from these cakes, this cake is incredibly moist and fluffy, with a deliciously rich chocolate flavour, and is swirled with a thick and creamy vanilla cheesecake layer. The cheesecake centre just tops this cake, and pairs beautifully with the chocolate. Cheesecake and chocolate is a match made in heaven!

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

This cake would be a real crowd-pleaser at your Thanksgiving, or Christmas party. It’s super easy to make, and looks very impressive!

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

I hope you enjoy my Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake! 🙂

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake

Deliciously moist and fluffy chocolate Bundt cake, swirled with a thick and creamy vanilla cheesecake centre!

20 minPrep Time

60 minCook Time

1 hr, 20 Total Time

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Ingredients

    For the Cake
  • 2 and 1/2 cups (250g) cake flour*
  • 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) light or dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar/granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup (240ml) Greek yoghurt, room temperature
  • For the Cheesecake Filling
  • 1 cup (225g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (50g) caster/granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons plain/all-purpose flour
  • For the Ganache
  • 1 cup (175g) chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (115ml) double/heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

    For the Cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan, and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together the eggs. Add the sugars, and whisk until combined. Add the vanilla, melted butter, and yoghurt, and whisk until combined. Fold in the dry ingredients.
  4. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.
  5. For the Cheesecake Filling
  6. Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese and sugar until combined. Beat in the egg and vanilla, then fold in the flour.
  7. Spread the cheesecake mixture evenly over the cake batter, then pour the remaining cake batter on top.
  8. Bake for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean with moist crumbs. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting the cake onto a wire rack or serving plate to cool completely.
  9. For the Ganache
  10. Microwave the heavy cream until very hot, but not boiling.
  11. Place the chocolate chips in a heat-proof bowl. Pour the heavy cream over the chocolate chips and whisk until completely melted and smooth. Whisk in the vanilla.
  12. Leave to cool for 5 - 10 minutes, then drizzle over the cooled cake, and serve. For a thicker ganache like pictured, leave to cool completely, then pour it onto the cake, and spread out as desired.

Notes

*Make your own cake flour! Weigh out 2 and 1/2 cups (312g) plain/all-purpose flour, remove 5 tablespoons, and replace with 5 tablespoons of cornflour/cornstarch. Sift well.

You can bake this cake 1 day in advance. Allow to cool completely, then cover tightly and keep in the fridge until ready to frost and serve. This cake also freezes well for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before frosting and serving.

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Did you make this recipe? Take a photo and share it on Instagram with the hashtag #marshasbakingaddiction, or tag me at  @marshasbakeblog. I would love to see!

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Check out these Bundt Cakes from the Yum of the Month contributors!

Reese’s Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake by I Knead to Eat

Reese's Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

Brown Sugar and Pecan Caramel Bundt Cake by Giraffes Can Bake

Brown Sugar and Pecan Caramel Bundt Cake

Persian Love Bundt Cake by Unicorns in the Kitchen

Persian Love Bundt Cake

Mini Banana Bundt Cakes by Accidental Happy Baker

Mini Banana Bundt Cakes

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15 Comments

15 Comments on Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Bundt Cake

  1. Michelle @ Giraffes Can Bake
    November 8, 2016 at 9:21 am (2 months ago)

    I’m so glad you picked this theme, I’ve always been in awe of your bundt cakes and you knocked it out the park with this one! So yummy and totally gorgeous!

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 8, 2016 at 10:53 am (2 months ago)

      Thanks so much, Michelle! I absolutely loved your bundt cake!

      Reply
  2. Natalie | Natalie's Food & Health
    November 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm (2 months ago)

    It looks not only super impressive but super delicious! OMG look at that choco glaze?! And cheesecake filling sounds just perfect inside that chocolate heaven. Absolutely amazing. Marsha, you make most beautiful cakes. 100% true! Cheers girl 😉

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 8, 2016 at 3:40 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks so much, Natalie! 🙂

      Reply
  3. Wajeeha
    November 9, 2016 at 11:17 am (2 months ago)

    I love bundt cakes and loved doing this month’s YOTM! Your bundt cake looks amazing, and I’m loving that cheesecake swirl Marsha! 🙂

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 9, 2016 at 3:55 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks, Wajeeha! I absolutely loved your bundt cake! 🙂

      Reply
  4. Amanda
    November 9, 2016 at 6:02 pm (2 months ago)

    There’s no doubt that this is gorgeous! Very pretty. I’m not kidding when I say I need a huge slice of this right now. That frosting looks amazing!

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 9, 2016 at 8:22 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks, Amanda!

      Reply
  5. Demeter | Beaming Baker
    November 10, 2016 at 4:55 pm (2 months ago)

    Of course, of course you’d pick bundt cakes! You’re totally a genius with them–but you know I think you’re a genius when it comes to all things baking. 😉 Your chocolate bundt is such an incredible contribution! Such a fun theme, for sure. Can’t wait to see next month’s Yum! 😉 Have a fantastic weekend, Marsha. 🙂

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 11, 2016 at 10:07 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks, Demeter! You too! 🙂

      Reply
  6. Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary
    November 10, 2016 at 5:36 pm (2 months ago)

    That cheesecake swirl and the ganache on top is like WHOA, Marsha!! Such a pretty bundt cake!! Cheers!

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 11, 2016 at 10:06 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks, Cheyanne!

      Reply
  7. puja
    November 11, 2016 at 2:12 pm (2 months ago)

    Yum! These look incredible Marsha!!!
    Thanks for sharing…. 🙂

    Reply
    • Marsha
      November 11, 2016 at 10:05 pm (2 months ago)

      Thanks, Puja! 🙂

      Reply
  8. 2pots2cook
    December 17, 2016 at 11:01 am (1 month ago)

    Greta idea. Perfect ganache, great photos. Thank you and have a pleasant weekend !

    Reply

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