Hibiscus Glazed Bundt Cake

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and many are planning special ways to treat their mothers. I wanted to share a special cake recipe to mark this very special day honoring mothers. This hibiscus glazed bundt cake is easy to make and is super delicious!

Hibiscus Glazed Bundt cake

 I used dried organic hibiscus, to infuse the cake with a light floral note, and add a bright pop of pink! I also spiced my cake with a hint of cardamom.

If you’ve been following me for a while, you may have noticed that I love my Nordic Ware Bake pans. They’re super sturdy, come in beautiful designs. The pan I used for this cake can be purchased here



Along with a sweet treat, flowers are a great way to tell mom ‘I love you’. My favorite spring blooms are lilacs. My neighbor, shared these blooms with me :D

Hibiscus Glazed Bundt Cake
Author: Amanda
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Serves: 12 servings
  • Cake
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 whole eggs
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Hibiscus Glaze
  • 1/4 cup dried hibiscus
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare bundt pan by spraying with non-stick spray.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, to the butter sugar mixture.
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together baking powder, flour, salt, cardamom and flour.
  6. Add half the dry ingredients to the butter mixture.
  7. Add the milk and vanilla and remaining dry ingredients.
  8. Scrape the bowl to ensure everything is combined well.
  9. Pour batter into the bundt pan and smooth the top.
  10. Place in oven for 45 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean.
  11. Allow to cool completely.
Hibiscus Glaze
  1. In a small pot, mix the dried hibiscus and water together. Place on low heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Add 1 cup of the water to 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar, and whisk together.
  3. Stir in the heavy cream.
  4. Note: you may need to add an additional 1/2 cup of powdered sugar to thicken and you may wish to strain the glaze, to ensure it is smooth.
  5. Spoon the glaze over the top of the cooled cake
  6. Enjoy :)



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  1. Phinomenal cake and the smell of those flowers and lilacs and habsicus on the cake is amazing. Let alone how it tastes

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