It’s round with a fluted top and a hole in the middle. It can transform a first-time baker’s cake into a masterpiece. It even got a shout out in the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” when Andrea Martin’s character Aunt Voula placed a potted plant in its middle.
The Nordic Ware Co. brought the bundt pan in to the American kitchen. The 71-year-old Minneapolis-based company was founded by husband-and-wife team David and Dotty Dalquist. The couple’s basement served as Nordic Ware’s first headquarters.
Sweet, Savory and “Something for the Birds!”
Don’t limit your Bundt caking to just the sweet side. Though a Bundt cake makes a terrific crowd-pleasing ending to any meal, this versatile pan can be used to create savory offerings as well. You can even make something to make your feathered friends happy by forming birdseed into a decorative wreath, ready to hang in your yard.
Here are some recipes, from sweet to savory, the get you started on your Bundt cake experience!