Spiced Apple Mascarpone Bundt Cake

Spiced Apple Mascarpone Bundt Cake
Active Time
25 minutes


Ingredients List



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and brown sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Sift 2 1/4 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in another large bowl; add to butter mixture alternately with the sour cream, beating well after each addition. Fold in apples.
  3. Spoon half of the batter into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Set aside 2 tablespoons mascarpone. Combine the remaining mascarpone, confectioners' sugar and remaining flour in a small bowl; spoon evenly over batter. Top with remaining batter. Swirl batter with a knife.  
  4. Bake for 55-60 minute or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10-15 minutes or until cake can be easily removed from pan to a wire rack. Cool completely.   


  1. Combine the reserved mascarpone, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and milk in microwave-safe bowl; microwave, whisking every 20 seconds until smooth. Drizzle over cake; sprinkle with walnuts if desired.

Recipe Tip

  • Any brand of Wisconsin mascarpone cheese can be used.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Mascarpone originated in Lombardy, Italy, and it was made in the fall and winter months. The cheese is smooth, rich and buttery and often used in desserts.

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