Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache ~ Only the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten! Seriously this is chocolate overload with a hint of pumpkin.  So dense and moist, this cake is so good.  Only to be topped with the most amazing ganache.  Don't hesitate. Run to the kitchen right now to make this!

Happy Tuesday!  I know that we are all busy getting ready for the big day.  Thanksgiving is only 2 days away and I am sure that the cooking has already started.  Just in case you were needing a dessert I have a great and super easy Bundt Cake for you.

Last year I made an Egg Nog Bundt Cake and it was so good that I had to reinvent it again for Thanksgiving this year.  When you have a hit you have to keep working at making better and better.

That’s just what I did!

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache ~ Only the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten! Seriously this is chocolate overload with a hint of pumpkin.  So dense and moist, this cake is so good.  Only to be topped with the most amazing ganache.  Don't hesitate. Run to the kitchen right now to make this!

The cake is made with pudding!  It is what makes it so dense and amazingly moist.  I used  Jello Pumpkin Spice Instant Pudding Mix. Mixed with the chocolate it has the most wonderful bite of spice smoothed out with luscious chocolate.

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache ~ Only the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten! Seriously this is chocolate overload with a hint of pumpkin.  So dense and moist, this cake is so good.  Only to be topped with the most amazing ganache.  Don't hesitate. Run to the kitchen right now to make this!

Of course you know how much I love frosting, glaze, ganache, basically anything sweet that tops off a cake or cookie drives me wild.  This ganache was thick and rich and so delectable!

Rich Dutch Cocoa, Pumpkin Pie Spice, and heavy cream.  Need I say more? Just take a look.

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache ~ Only the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten! Seriously this is chocolate overload with a hint of pumpkin.  So dense and moist, this cake is so good.  Only to be topped with the most amazing ganache.  Don't hesitate. Run to the kitchen right now to make this!

I know that you are drooling a little bit now aren’t you?  Well if you are you can taste a bite of this cake in just over an hour.  I bet you have all the ingredients in your pantry right now.  Maybe you don’t have Pumpkin Spice Instant Pudding but I am sure you have chocolate. {an easy substitute.  Although I highly recommend using the pumpkin}

I wish I had some of this cake left! I am jonesing for some right about now!

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt with Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache

This is a Plaid and Paisley Original Recipe. Please feel free to bake and share! All photos and content are copyrighted.

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 package Jello instant pumpkin pie spice pudding (3.9 oz box) this is what makes the cake dense
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp chocolate or vanilla extract
  • For the Ganache:
  • 1/2 cup Dutch Processed Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp chocolate or vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 tsp heavy cream

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 350
  • spray a bundt pan with non stick spray
  • in a mixing bowl combine all the cake ingredients and mix on med speed for 2 min
  • the batter will become very thick
  • pour batter evenly into prepared pan
  • Bake for 40 min or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • cool on wire rack for 15 min then turn the cake upside down to release from pan
  • let cool completely
  • to make the ganache:
  • mix all the ganache ingredients
  • then with a spoon pour over cake letting it drip down the sides
http://www.pandpkitchen.com/chocolate-pumpkin-bundt-with-chocolate-pumpkin-ganache/

Here are some other Cakes that you may like

Egg Nog Pound Cake ~ The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen ~ www.pandpkitchen.com

Egg Nog Pound Cake

Cherry Coke Cake ~ The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen ~ www.pandpkitchen.com

Cherry Coke Cake

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  1. Susan McCauley says:

    In the narrative about the ganache, you mentioned pumpkin pie spice along with the cocoa and heavy cream, but I don’t see it included in the list of ingredients for the ganache. Sounds wonderful, though, and I can’t wait to try it.

    • Hi Susan I am so sorry about the delay in responding to you. I have been on vacation and am now just reading comments. I must have overlooked that and thank you for bringing this to my attention. If you really want a big pumpkin pie taste in the ganache then use 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice. If you just want a hint of taste use 1/2 tsp.
      I hope you enjoy this and thank you so much for visiting my blog!

  2. Kelly says:

    This looks delicious! Do you follow the baking time on the cake mix box?

  3. This looks fantastic. I love anything rich and chocolaty. Thanks for sharing it.
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  4. ok i am so craving chocolate right now!
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  5. Beautiful and most delicious looking cake!!
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  6. Ooooh, Chandra, this looks so good! Your pictures turned out fabulous!!
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  7. This looks so delicious and perfect for holiday baking!!
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