Chocolate Chip Bundt Cookie, Ice Cream Sundae!
Today is a big day—definitely a day to celebrate—it’s National Bundt Cake Day! Do you like big bundts? Check out Mary’s amazing 30 Days of Bundts leading up to this special day on her blog, Food Librarian. This gal has some serious bundt lovin’. This is the third year in a row she has posted 30 bundts in 30 days leading up to this big day—THAT is some major bundt love! She says this will be her last year doing that but we now have at our fingertips at least 90 bundts to try out! I love her breaks from the usual when she posts things like The Rice Krispie Bundt or The Broken Glass Jello Bundt. Fun yum!
Over the last couple weeks, I made a couple bundts. I shared one with you recently for a recipe I made up for Banana Chocolate Marble Bundt Cake.
We liked this bundt so much that I made a couple weeks ago, so I made it again on Sunday! We seem to always have overripe bananas (I do that on purpose), so it needed to be made again. I especially love the dark chocolate ganache glaze that is on half the bundt, but a couple of the boys prefer the vanilla glaze, which is why I will now always make the cake this way.
I made another bundt cake a couple weeks ago that was also well liked, but I hadn’t gotten a post up for it yet.
I made this Spiced Apple Cider Bundt Cake found at Feast On The Cheap blog. This cake was dense and quite flavorful. Especially with the extra spice from my using some spiced cider I’d made to drink as well as more spices in the cake like cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves. This cake was really good! We had some family over for dessert which included this bundt and the banana chocolate one. One of our nephews (age 15) who cringed at both cakes decided he go ahead and try the apple cider one, after which he ended up having three pieces of it!
For the glaze, I made it a little different than the recipe linked over at Feast On The Cheap, I added some powdered sugar to it. It was good!
Are you all bundt-ed out? Well wait—I’ve saved the best for last (although the photo is at the very top)! Here at our house, cake is not a favorite dessert, though I love making them—which is why when I do we have company over to help eat it. But today, it hit me—we love chocolate chip cookies—why not make Chocolate Chip Bundt Cookies. So I did—I happened to have some of my favorite chocolate chip cookie dough in the freezer. I thawed it out and made the cutest little mini cookie bundts! I was happy that they came right out of the pan (with just some slight prying around the edges with a knife) and that they really look liked bundts.
These became a little pre-birthday treat Monday night. Oh yeah, did I mention today is my birthday? Celebratin’ the bundt cake way!
Chocolate Chip Bundt Cookie
While the cookies are delicious as is in bundt form, they were just screaming for some ice cream—with the works, of course.
Have you had enough yet? Okay, one more--
Okay, okay, I’m done. Make a bundt today! Heck, you could even make a meatloaf bundt :(, whatever you choose. For my birthday—I’m choosing the cookie bundt! I’m making lasagna for dinner, hmm, I wonder how that would turn out in a bundt? ;)
You won’t regret checking out all of Mary’s bundts over at The Food Librarian!