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Kugelhopf Recipe – Easy, Tasty and Sugar Free Bundt Cake

  A piece of cake every day puts a smile on our face. It’s not ready in a flash but it can last long enough to enjoy it for a week.

Kugelhopf-recipe-3-SunCakeMomIt’s really is not that big of a deal making a kugelhopf or bundt cake as it’s probably more well known in the English speaking world. Probably that’s why it was one of the most popular cakes across Eastern Europe for centuries. Some countries even took it’s love to state level. We are looking at you Austria. But that’s a different story. Kugelhopf traditionally should come with confectioners sugar on top which we are not going to use out of abhorrence. Plus this is a sugar free recipe so we can’t ruin our carefully crafted cake by sprinkling sugar on top. Except of course if we are baking for people not following low carb diets. In that case dust it white and smooth.

Ingredients:

  • 7 tablespoon / 100g Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Honey or sweetener of choice
  • 5 eggs (separated)
  • 1⅔ cup / 200g Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 Orange squeezed
  • 1 Lemon squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla aroma
  • 2 tablespoon Cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup Raisins

Kitchen utensils:

  • Ø7″ x 3″ / Ø18cm x 7cm Baking form

How to make:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C
2. Butter the tube pan in case we aren’t using a silicone tray.
3. Cream the butter and honey.Kugelhopf-recipe-process-10-SunCakeMom
4. Add the egg yolks to the creamed butter mixture and whisk well.
5. Mix flour and baking powder together.Kugelhopf-recipe-process
6. Squeeze the lemon and the orange into a cup. Take seeds out.  Mind not to pour the lemon or the orange juice into the mixture as the acid from the fruits will react with the baking powder.
7. Slowly pour and mix the flour, vanilla aroma and the juice with the butter and egg mixture alternating between them.
8. Beat the egg whites until stiff in a separate bowl.Kugelhopf-recipe-process-4-SunCakeMom
9. Fold egg whites into the batter slowly.Kugelhopf-recipe-process-6-SunCakeMomUntil we get an even texture batter.Kugelhopf-recipe-process-7-SunCakeMom
10. Mix half of the batter by folding in cocoa and the raisins in a separate bowl. Kugelhopf-recipe-process-11-SunCakeMom
11. Fill the tube pan, alternating half of the white batter with the cocoa batter.Kugelhopf-recipe-process-13-SunCakeMom
12. Bake for 50-60 minutes to an hour, until toothpick comes out clean.
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Serve it with a hot drink. And enjoy the compliments.

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5 from 1 vote
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Kugelhopf Recipe – Easy, Tasty and Sugar Free
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 

A piece of cake every day put smile on our face. It’s not ready in a flash but it can last long enough to enjoy it for a week.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Low carb recipe, Sugar free recipe
Servings: 12
Author: Edi Baker - SunCakeMom
Ingredients
  • 7 tablespoon / 100g Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Honey or sweetener of choice
  • 5 eggs separated
  • 1⅔ cup / 200g Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 Orange squeezed
  • 1 Lemon squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla aroma
  • 2 tablespoon Cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
Kitchen utensils:
  • Ø7" x 3" / Ø18cm x 7cm Baking form
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C
  2. Butter the tube pan in case we aren’t using a silicone tray.

  3. Cream the butter and honey.

  4. Add the egg yolks to the creamed butter mixture and whisk well.
  5. Mix flour and baking powder together.

  6. Squeeze the lemon and the orange into a cup. Take seeds out. Mind not to pour the lemon or the orange juice into the mixture as the acid from the fruits will react with the baking powder.
  7. Slowly pour and mix the flour, vanilla aroma and the juice with the butter and egg mixture alternating between them.
  8. Beat the egg whites until stiff in a separate bowl.

  9. Fold egg whites into the batter slowly. Until we get an even texture batter.

  10. Mix half of the batter by folding in cocoa and the raisins in a separate bowl.
  11. Fill the tube pan, alternating half of the white batter with the cocoa batter.

  12. Bake for 50-60 minutes to an hour, until toothpick comes out clean.

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Edi Baker - SunCakeMom

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1 thought on “Kugelhopf Recipe – Easy, Tasty and Sugar Free Bundt Cake”

  • It’s always been my favorite cake from the shops. I even more like it since I can make it at home!

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