Spiced Apple-Mascarpone Bundt Cake

Wisconsin Cheese Spiced Apple-Mascarpone Bundt Cake Recipe
Active Time
45 Minutes


Vanilla Glaze:


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. Grease and flour a 10-inch (about 12 cups) fluted tube pan.
  2. Cream butter and brown sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating each until well combined. Beat in vanilla.
  3. Sift the 2 1/4 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in another large bowl; gradually add to butter mixture alternately with the sour cream, beating each addition until combined. Fold in apples.
  4. Spoon half of the batter into prepared pan.
  5. Set aside 2 tablespoons mascarpone. Combine the confectioners' sugar, remaining flour and mascarpone in a small bowl; spoon evenly over batter. Dollop with remaining batter. Swirl batter with a knife.  
  6. Bake for 55-60 minute or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Vanilla Glaze:

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

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, where it was made in the fall and winter months. This rich, buttery cheese is often used in desserts.

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