Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake #TwoSweetiePies

I baked up this dense and tasty Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake for Valentine’s Day last month. The day just calls for a chocolate dessert!Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake | A rich chocolate cake with a dreamy surprise in the middle!

Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake

Bundt cakes are super easy to make, especially with a stand mixer. Chocolate always goes over well, too, at least with my family! Plus, this chocolate Bundt cake has a cheesecake ribbon running through it, a beautiful dreamy layer in each slice! I took some samples to a gathering of my girlfriends. After one bite, one of my non-baker gal pals asked if I thought this was easy enough for her to make. That’s the ultimate compliment. I assured her that I was only a couple blocks away and could walk her through the process. My family loved this cake as well, even the persnickety daughter who usually shies away from chocolate desserts.

Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake | A rich chocolate cake with a dreamy surprise in the middle!

Two Sweetie Pies

Thanks again to my lovely friend, Danielle, for another magnificent recipe! She is my go-to blogger for decadent treats. I promise you will love whatever you try from her blog!!! We share a recipe from each other’s sites every second Monday of the month.

Check out Danielle’s take on this Bundt Cake as well as her social media sites! Make sure to check out which of my recipes she made this month, too.

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Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Bundt Cake #TwoSweetiePies
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A moist chocolate Bundt cake with a surprise in the middle!! :
Recipe type: Dessert, Cake
Serves: 10-12 servings
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped (I used Ghirardelli)
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 12 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 5 eggs
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Mini Chocolate Chips, optional
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spray the Bundt pan (I used my 10-inch diameter, 12 cup capacity Nordic Ware Bundt Pan) with Bakers Joy or Pam with flour.
  2. To make filling, beat cream cheese and sugar. Add egg, vanilla, and flour. Beat well and set aside.
  3. To make the cake, place the cocoa and chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Add the boiling water and cover for 5 minutes Whisk smooth and Let cool to room temperature.
  4. Once cool, whisk in the sour cream..
  5. Meanwhile, in a mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time.
  6. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients alternating with the chocolate mixture to the mixer. Start and end with the dry mixture, beating with each addition. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  7. Pour less than half in the pan (I used about a third of the batter). Dollop the cream cheese along the center. Top with the rest of the batter.
  8. Bake approximately 45- 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out almost clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes and flip out onto cooling rack. Let cool completely.
  10. To make glaze, whisk together cream and corn syrup in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave until mixture starts to boil. Add in the chocolate and let rest for a few minutes. Whisk until smooth. Let cool to thicken slightly, then drizzle over top of the cake. Sprinkle with a few mini chocolate chips if desired. Cool before slicing.

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  1. 2 delicious desserts in 1 cake! Your gal pals are very spoiled indeed =)

  2. We’re getting ready for a snow storm here… Wish I had some of this cake to help get me through it:@)

  3. what an amazing combination of flavors looks fabulous Liz!

  4. Hi Liz, what a great idea to share recipes, this one is indeed a winner, 2 for the price of 1 and such a wonderful combo to boot, love chocolate and cheesecake.

  5. This looks insanely rich and delicious!

  6. That looks so goo I’d eat the whole thing!

  7. What a showstopping bundt! I don’t know what I adore more – these cheesecake filling, or chocolate glaze. Either way, this is perfection! 🙂

  8. I’m not big on chocolate, but you you got me on cheesecake, Liz! This sounds and looks delicious and I know it would be devoured in a flash here! Thanks for the recipe!

  9. MARY H HIRSCH says:

    OK, you’re on. I am making this next week. (Even if you aren’t two blocks away.)

  10. Now this is my kind of cake-and not just for Valentine’s Day!

  11. Simply gorgeous, Liz. No wonder it was a big hit on Valentine’s Day!

  12. Oooh, your cake came out just beautifully!!!!!!! YUM!! Another fun month!

  13. I really like a nice bundt cake. Mine never turn out so gorgeous. I don’t know how you got a perfect looking cheesecake lining like that. I may have to come over for that lesson 🙂

  14. Two in one and delicious. Liz this sounds so good and looks amazing.
    Hope you are doing well, been a while.

  15. Cheesecake in a cake. Is that not wonderful? I have got to bake one 🙂

  16. OMG, this is definitely a killer ! Yummm…. salivating….

  17. Funny I was just looking at a cheese-cake stuffed cake earlier. This looks amazing! Have a great day, Liz!

  18. Wow, you really took this Bundt cake to another level. It looks delicious.

  19. I love that ribbon of cheesecake running through Liz. It is the ultimate temptation in that chocolate cake. So decadent. Hope all is well w/you – we are getting two feet of snow TODAY! A cozy day to drop by and visit all my favorite blogs. XOXO

  20. Oh my, this looks wonderfully delicious. Looking at it is giving me serious chocolate cravings!

    Thanks for sharing the recipe. 😀

  21. Kristen Chidsey says:

    I wish I would have been a guest at your Vday celebration to take a bite or 2–this looks stunning.

  22. The way that frosting drapes over this cake is positively mesmerizing!

  23. Chocolate is always a good idea! This bundt cake is amazing!

  24. The prettiest bundt cake 🙂

  25. Such a creative idea! What a great treat!

  26. Like your daughter chocolate is never my first choice for dessert but even I couldn’t say no to a slice of this beauty 😀

  27. This is one gorgeous dessert!!

  28. Before I even read the part about this being stuffed with cheesecake I already thought it was a gorgeous cake. When I read the part about the cheesecake, I was head-over-heels for it!

  29. This is one of those luscious desserts that I would have to share with a neighbor. It’s way too much temptation to have at home.

  30. What size bundt pan did you use? I have one in the oven right now…all the batter wouldn’t fit and a portion of the batter is dripping out of the pan as I type this! Tastes yummy but I am grateful I have a pan underneath!

    • Hi, Tammy,

      Mine looks to be a 12-cup capacity. It has no markings other than Nordic Ware Bundt and has a 10-inch diameter. I hope your cake is delicious despite the overflow!

  31. This is our Easter dessert! Thanks to you and your friends. 🙂

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