It is time for you to blow off the dust, or maybe a better choice; wash your bundt pan. Have you been neglecting it? Maybe you just can’t get past what the heck to use it for besides cake. Don’t you worry, join me in this fun adventure at discovering just what else your bundt pan can do for you. I’ve collaborated 17 excellent recipes that you can make in your bundt pan, that includes cake but also so much more.

1. Cream Cheese Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

This magnificent recipe is so easy to make you just have to try it. There is no dough making required. All you have to do is buy ready-made cinnamon buns at your grocery store and separate into pieces. Place a small cube of cream cheese into each piece, fold over the dough and plop the pieces into your pan. Considering the cinnamon buns are already seasoned with brown sugar and spices you don’t even need to add that to your mixture. The hardest part of this recipe will be pulling yourself away from the oven in anticipation of its completion.

Enjoy a book or tv show and this delicious cake will be ready in no time. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PILLSBURY

2. Baked Macaroni N’ Cheesecake

Say goodbye to your boxed Kraft Dinner. Once you try this recipe you’ll want to put your bundt pan to hard work every week. This recipe full of cheesy goodness and salty bacon will fulfill your major comfort food craving.

This dish is baked in the oven to give your macaroni and cheese a nice crispy texture. Serve as a main dish or even bring to your next potluck, almost everyone will love it. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: AMSTERDAM AND BEYOND

3. Banana Bundt Cake With Chocolate Glaze

What’s not to love about good ol’ banana bread. This recipe gives you just that plus so much more. The bundt pan gives the cake it’s beautiful swirl design and then smothered it in a dreamy chocolate glaze you have a masterpiece on your plate.

There is nothing like a great pair such as banana and chocolate. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CRUNCHY CREAMY SWEET

4. Avocado Tuna Melt Ring Sandwich Ring

Do you love grilled cheese? How about a tuna melt? Let’s go one step further and even say how about a GIANT tuna melt? This hilarious recipe is delicious and will be a conversation starter if you serve this on your table.

What better way to spice up your next sandwich with a Goliath like this. The combination of tuna and melted cheese will make you forget about your boring grilled cheese forever. Top this delicious sandwich with some healthy fats such as avocado and change up the toppings to suit your taste. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: I HEART KITCHEN

5. Cookies ‘N Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate, cream, and Oreos, oh my! If you’re a real Orea lover than this is the cake for you. This delicate chocolate cake filled with crunchy Oreos is going to definitely satisfy your sweet-tooth.

Top it off by drenching the cake in creamy and chocolate icing made from oreo pudding followed by Orea crumble. What is not to love. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE GOLD LINING GIRL

6. Boston Cream Mini Bundts

Bundt pans come in a large variety of designs to enhance the aesthetics of your dessert. They also come in a variety of sizes adding an even more creative element to your cooking and baking. Save your next trip to the doughnut shop and make these adorable mini cakes at home.

The delicious custard filled cake, the Boston Cream, is a classic that actually originates way back to the year 1856 created by an Armenian-French chef, M. Sanzian. The creation has been around for so long due to the fact it so tasty and is a crowd favorite. There are so many different variations of the Boston Cream you can find it in a cake, pie, and doughnut. Make these for your next gathering and everyone will have a hard time believing they weren’t store bought. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PATTYS CAKE

7. Cold Cut Bundt Pan Sub Sandwich

Skip your foot-long order for your next team meeting and bring this tasty cold cut bundt pan sandwich. Your brown paper bag lunch never looked so cool!

Your bundt pan gives your bread (whether you choose to make home-made or store bought dough) this fun doughnut look-alike shape. Fill your sub cake with your favorite cold cuts and toppings that you can share with everyone at the table. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: 4 SONS R US

8.Rainbow Jello

Somewhere over the rainbow way up-Tell me that this cake did not make you think of that song. This jaw-dropping cake is a showstopper because of its beautiful and colorful layers. Instead of using your ordinary punch bowl or pyrex dish to make a jello cake try making it in your bundt pan.

This cake may require your attention for a longer period of time but the pay off is well worth it. Each layer will need about a 15 minute setting time but what better way to break up your at home cleaning day by taking breaks in between to create this masterpiece. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GLITTER AND GOULASH

9. Garlic and Parmesan Pull Apart Bread

Yum, garlic bread-the perfect appetizer or snack paired with some marinara sauce. How about even making this flavorful bread to pair with your next spaghetti night. Making pull apart bread in your bundt pan is so easy.

To save some extra time purchase ready-made biscuit dough at your local bakery or grocery store. Separate the biscuits into quarters and toss into your bundt pant. Immerse the mixture with some savory melted butter topped with parmesan and garlic and you’ll have this tasty treat in no time. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CUTTING EDGE OF ORDINARY

10. Milk Strawberry Jell-O

Making plain jello can get boring. By using your bundt pan you can add a pretty outer shell design. This recipe not only provides a beautiful outer layer but also an appealing appearance when you cut into it.

The creamy mousse center compliments perfectly with its tender jello layer. This easy-no bake recipe will help you get re-inspired to use your bundt pan. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: COOKING LSL

11. Avocado Chocolate Cake

This cake is so stunning and it’s also vegan. Say what! Some heavy chocolate cakes can carry a lot of dairy ingredients and if you’re seeking an alternative or want to simply try something different then chocolate cake just got really easy.

The avocado’s give this cake its moisture making it a creamy texture, even if you aren’t vegan this cake will definitely surprise you. If you’re looking for a gluten-free option try substituting all-purpose flour for gluten-free flour so your friends and family with an intolerance or diet restriction can enjoy. Use vegan melted chocolate chips and light coconut milk to drizzle the cake. Top it off wcolorfulrful sprinkles and you have a party dessert ready to go. Thank you bundt pan. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: AMBITIOUS KITCHEN

12. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Monkey Bread

We’ve discovered how your bundt pan can serve a purpose for dessert, lunch and for a yummy appetizer or snack but now it’s time to use it for breakfast. It’s time to step up your Saturday morning breakfast.

Why eat bacon and eggs separately when you can combine them into this cheesy gooey bread.This recipe full of savory ingredients that will fill you up until lunch time. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LEMON TREE DWELLING

13. Butter Pecan Ice Cream Bread

Ever come home from the store and unloaded your bags and had the devastating realization that your tub of ice cream was left too long and melted? Little did you know – melted ice cream is actually the perfect base for BREAD. Yes, bread. Using just TWO ingredients you can take that whole tub of melty ice cream and whip up a batter that will have you slicing your ice cream in no time. PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY

14.Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake

This cake is basically two desserts into one, cheesecake and chocolate cake. Change up your ordinary cake by making this recipe that has a secret filling to surprise all your eaters.

The combination of the rich dark chocolate, not to mention it’s a hint of espresso flavor and creamy cheesecake compliments nicely together. Try making this recipe for your next chocolate craving. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: HANDLE THE HEAT

15.Pull Apart Pizza Bread

Alright, it’s Friday night and you’re about to put your weekly pizza order in. Let’s put the phone down and put a stop to your auto-pilot routine to try something different. Put your bundt pan to use by making this deep dish pizza bread that you and your whole family can enjoy.

It is both cheesy and saucy and will give your pizza a whole new meaning. You can make this pizza bread as simple as you want or mix in your favorite toppings for extra oomph. The pan gives it the dome shape that everyone can pull from making it a group or family meal. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIFE CURRENTS

16. Bundt Pan Roasted Chicken

Don’t let your bundt pan only be used for breakfast, lunch and dessert! Get your full day use out of it by implementing the pan into your next dinner recipe.

The bundt pan helps you make a one-pan roast chicken dinner that you and your family can enjoy. By using the centre of the bundt pan as a hoist for your chicken, you’re bound to get a 360 savory baked and crispy chicken. Sunday dinners just got so easy. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DIETHOOD

17. Birthday Cake Ice Cream Bread

With only two ingredients + some very colorful sprinkles, you can take some melted ice cream, and turn it right into bread. CAKE BATTER BREAD! Seriously – it works! PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY


Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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