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Peppermint Candy Cane Bundt Cake

Peppermint Candy Cane Bundt Cake

A peppermint candy cane cake recipe that's made with a boxed cake mix. An easy holiday dessert. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine holiday
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 servings
Calories 195 kcal


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 oz bottle red food coloring

For the glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3-4 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • Crushed candy canes for garnish


  1. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions.
  2. Divide batter into 2 bowls. In the first bowl, stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. In the second bowl, stir in 2 teaspoons peppermint extract and 1 oz bottle of red food coloring until well combined.
  3. Grease and flour a bundt pan. Begin layering each batter in thin layers, alternating until the pan is full. Bake according to cake mix instructions until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto a plate and cool completely.

To make the glaze

  1. Whisk together confectioners sugar and 1 teaspoon peppermint extract. Whisk in heavy cream, one Tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Pour over cooled cake and top with crushed candy canes.
Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Candy Cane Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 219mg9%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.