Peppermint Candy Cane Bundt Cake

A close up of a peppermint ribbon cake

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This delicious and festive candy cane bundt cake is perfect for a holiday get-together. It looks impressive yet it’s super easy to make!


  • 1 package white cake mix (18.24 oz)
  • + ingredients for cake mix
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies, divided
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Transfer 1 cup to a small bowl; stir in extract, food coloring, and 1/2 cup crushed candies.
  2. Spoon 2 cups of remaining batter into a greased and floured 10″ fluted tube pan or bundt pan. Carefully top with peppermint batter; do not swirl. Top with remaining top batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Combine confectioners’ sugar and milk; drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with remaining crushed candies.


*Nutritional facts provided are only an estimate, accuracy is not guaranteed.

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