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Freshly baked mulled wine cake on a white plate
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Mulled Wine Cake

Easy German Mulled Wine Cake. A delicious, easy to make Christmas dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine German
Keyword Bundt Cake, Christmas Cake, Glühweinkuchen, Gugelhupf
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 474kcal
Author Maike

Ingredients

Mulled Wine

Cake Batter

Icing

Instructions

Prep

  • Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Grease a bundt cake form. Set aside.

Mulled Wine

  • Combine wine, rum, orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain mulled wine through a sieve. Cover and set aside.

Cake Batter

  • Add chocolate chips to a food processor and blend until they look like bread crumbs. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl and combine butter, sugar, and vanilla extract and beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until smooth.
  • Add eggs one at a time and continue to beat on medium speed. Mix in flour, baking powder, and salt. Add mulled wine and beat on low speed. Fold in chopped chocolate.
  • Pour batter into the pre-greased cake pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Icing

  • In a medium bowl whisk powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth and creamy. Drizzle icing over the Mulled Wine Cake. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg