HAPPY NATIONAL BUNDT DAY!

November 15th is National Bundt Day. And in honor of her love for bundt cake, Mary the Food Librarian has been making a bundt cake everyday for the past 30 days! She invited food bloggers to join in the festivities and post a bundt cake today as well. Last year, I joined the festivities and made a bear claw bundt cake!

This year, I made a cinnamon pear pistachio bundt cake, which is a twist on Cooking Light magazine’s apple-cinnamon bundt cake.

This recipe was a snap to assemble. My only slight worry was pouring the final layer of batter over the pear-pistachio mixture as the cake batter isn’t very spreadable. But, a few delicate turns with a spatula did the trick.

The cake turned out great, and I received a lot of happy reviews from my office staff and the Afternoon Drive Crew!

On a side note, I was recently a featured food blog on PR Newswire! I was thrilled at this honor and couldn’t have been happier with Tom Hynes’ review. (Read here.) Make sure to check out PR Newswire for Bloggers as it has several resources to help market your blog!

Also, head over to Mary the Food Librarian’s blog to see this year’s round-up! Happy National Bundt Day!

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55 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. JamieAnne
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 07:31:42

    Happy Bunt Day!

    Your bunt cake looks really tasty!

  2. Louise
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 07:34:56

    Good morning, Yummy! First, you’ve just been tweeted:) Second, that cake looks gorgeous!!! I sure could use a piece with my morning coffee.

    Thank you so much for sharing AND, Happy Bundt Pan Day!!!

  3. bakingaddict
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 07:35:23

    Happy Bundt day! This looks amazing! I wish I could have a slice of it now :)

  4. Yuri
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 07:42:31

    Happy Bundt Day! I made pumpkin bundt to join Mary’s celebration a few days ago :) your bundt is GORGEOUS! I see we have the same bundt pan :D

  5. Cher
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 07:43:41

    Congrats on the positive review on your site – that is really awesome!
    Great looking cake :-)

  6. sheof108names
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 08:00:02

    What a cool national day. And your cinnamon pear pistachio bear claw bundt cake looks so delicious (just saying that is a mouthful in itself !) :)

  7. spicegirlfla
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 08:02:59

    My sister is a bundt cake lover!! I have to share this with her! It’s gorgeous to look at and filled with wonderful flavors!! Happy Bundt Day!!

  8. Sue/the view from great island
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 08:12:26

    I want to sit in that chair and eat this whole thing! Love the pistachio twist.

  9. Kathy
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 08:27:22

    Awesome looking cake! Am I the only one who didn’t know there was a National Bundt Day? I think so! Happy Bundt Day!

  10. Three-Cookies
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 08:48:45

    I didn’t realise there was a national bundt day. Lucky Afternoon Drive Crew again.

  11. Life is Full
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 09:17:43

    Your bundt cake is beautiful! And I read the review, it’s great, congratulations!

  12. ryan
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 09:24:05

    Happy Bundt Day! Your bundt is gorgeous! I love that filling– it looks perfect and the flavor combination sounds so good!

  13. forgottenbeast
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 10:15:59

    Congrats on being featured! And yuumm, that’s a good looking cake, makes me want to get a bundt pan.

  14. Holly
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 10:47:53

    Congrats on your review! That is so exciting! Oh, and this bundt cake looks delicious!

  15. Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 10:56:27

    That looks awesome! Great news about your blog.

  16. Geni - Sweet and Crumby
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 11:03:03

    Wow! The cake and the PR Newswire review! I am so happy for you and this cake looks so amazing. I can’t wait to try making it once I have my kitchen back!

  17. Laural @ Being Healthier
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 11:50:59

    oh I’m overjoyed with your review! congrats. fab cake too

  18. Ronda
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 12:50:37

    It looks so pretty on that plate! I love your filling choice too.

  19. Asmita
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 13:39:25

    OMG, that looks awesome! I love baking bundt cakes. They look so pretty. I like that this one has a filling. YUM!

  20. foodfashionandflow
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 14:08:59

    Happy Bundt Day! This looks so good and I love bundt cakes, so comforting. They remind me of my grandmother and my great aunt who always made the most amazing bundt cakes.

  21. SoupAddict
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 14:28:37

    Congrats on the write-up – that’s awesome! As is your cake – perfect!

  22. sanyaliving
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 15:30:57

    That looks absolutely delicious!
    You deserve the great reviews!!!

  23. sally
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 15:35:22

    Happy Bundt Day! I really need to get myself a bundt pan! Your bundt recipe looks great!

  24. Kristin & Megan (@BonBonRoseGirls)
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 15:44:20

    I wish I could beam that up to my kitchen right now!

  25. rebecca
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 15:50:15

    oh what fun looks perfect

  26. Andi Winslow
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 15:54:52

    I read the article, wonderful. You Ms. Chucklet are a wonderful cook…..andi

  27. Elaine
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 18:25:14

    I really enjoy bear claws, so I am sure this bunt is delicious. It looks really pretty. Congrats on your review!

  28. Betty
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 18:48:23

    Love it! The pear-pistachio filling sounds really good! :)

  29. Simply Life
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 19:04:23

    oooh how could I miss this day?!?! I’ll have to celebrate that next time!

  30. Thu
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 19:28:32

    This cake is so pretty. It looks like something I could display. Did you ever watch my big fat greek wedding? someone gave a bundt cake to this greek guy and he was like why did they give me a cake with a hole in it, and so he put a plant in the middle for decoration. It was hilarious! Made me think of that scene when I saw this cake!

  31. NN
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 19:28:36

    Sunlight!! Looks delicious!!

  32. Kelly
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 19:47:47

    The apple in the middle is just too gorgeous!! I had no idea about national bundt day :)

  33. Anita Menon
    Nov 15, 2011 @ 23:51:21

    That is one wicked bundt. The combination of pear and cinnamon is indeed a fresh twist. Congrats on being featured

  34. sleepwithcashyrina
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 05:10:37

    O my!!!! look yummy!!!

  35. alana
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 05:15:47

    wow! your filling looks so perfectly centered, too. looks delicious!

  36. kitchen flavours
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 05:47:14

    Your bundt cake looks fabulous! I love the addition of pear! Thanks for mentioning about National Bundt Day over at my earlier post! Have just joined in too, just posted a bundt cake!
    Congratulations for being featured! You deserved it!

  37. Liz
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 07:41:30

    Picture perfect Bundt cake! I love that you incorporated pears this time around…yum!

  38. Stella
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 08:13:46

    I do not understand why Wan deleted my comment on cooking-varieties blog? Does everyone have to like in her guest blogger’s dish? That dish looks like vomit. I do not want to eat healthy vomit.

  39. peachkins
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 09:18:34

    I will be making my own bundt cake soon…This is a delicious flavor!

  40. mary
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 09:21:35

    that is a really good looking bundt – so springy and delicious – LOVE your flavorings – who knew there is a national bundt day!!
    Super looking cake :)
    Mary x

  41. Betty Manousos
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 11:14:05

    wow! looks delicious! i wanted to take a bite of it. it was that enticing!
    now i’m hungry!!

    have a great day and it’s nice to meet you.

    i love your blog.

  42. kitchenbelleicious
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 12:52:05

    how did i not know this was bundt day? How cool is that. I love bundt cakes- so easy to make and so versatile with the ingredients you can use. I love this cake and the filling inside makes it extra special

  43. Lisa @smartfoodandfit
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 17:08:55

    Happy Bundt Day! Let me just say all of your dessert posts are making me want to go bake or better yet just go to the store and buy some bundt cake! you know I don’t have a bundt pan, looks like I need to put that one on my Christmas list!

  44. Chaya
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 17:40:54

    Each one of your baked goods is a beauty. You are really good with this stuff.

  45. Ann
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 19:57:35

    The cake looks amazing! Congratulations on being featured and I’m off to read the article! I bet it was a hit at work…..it sounds so delicious!

  46. Miriam Barton
    Nov 16, 2011 @ 22:02:48

    Awesome bundt!! :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eater

  47. Sutapa
    Nov 17, 2011 @ 00:34:25

    Your bundt cake looks great! Congrats on being featured!

  48. Grumpy Grateful Mom
    Nov 17, 2011 @ 00:52:37

    I can’t believe I missed Bundt Day! I love pistachios. And this looks so good! Your office staff is very fortunate. :)

  49. Cakelaw
    Nov 17, 2011 @ 04:23:56

    What an absolutely gorgeous cake. And apple and cinnamon- swoon! Love your sunny photos.

  50. louanne23
    Nov 17, 2011 @ 07:00:10

    Such a pretty cake, and I love the flavor combinations, too. Awesome!

  51. Alea Milham
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 22:57:43

    What a delicious combination of flavors! Thank you for sharing this with the Gallery of Favorites.

  52. Trevor Sis Boom
    Nov 18, 2011 @ 23:40:25

    I had a lovely day with National Bundt Day. Not only did I get a lot of interest in my bundt but some ladies at the office had heard about it and brought in a Red Velvet bundt to enjoy. I would have traded them BOTH for a sot at this pear pistachio! WOW! Congrats on the review! That is fantastic!

  53. Jayasri
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 16:38:22

    oh my my, I love this.., it looks fabulous, it looks awesome.., what delightful combination of flavours…, I want to bake this too….the Clicks are Gorgeous dear…

  54. Inger Wilkerson
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 08:15:47

    In my whole life, I have never bake a bundt, bit I recently got a mini-bundt pan–12 muffin sized mini cakes so must take the plunge. Thanks for the recipe and congrats on the review.

  55. sara
    Nov 28, 2011 @ 00:30:06

    Gorgeous bundt!! Love this – pears and pistachios sound like a really fantastic combination! :)

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