Christmas Gumdrop Bundt Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Christmas
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 32 slices
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Lord Byron's Kitchen
A cake for kids of all ages! Christmas Gumdrop Bundt Cake is moist and delicious and packed full of chewy candy – who wouldn’t love that?  
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  • 1 ½ cups salted butter, softened
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup canned evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 cups gumdrops
  • 1 tablespoon confectioner's sugar for garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Prepare a bundt pan by lightly spraying with non-stick cooking spray and lightly flouring the entire baking surface of the pan. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a hand held mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add each egg, one at a time, and incorporate well into the butter and sugar mixture. Add the vanilla and mix well. Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix again.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder. Beat into the butter and sugar mixture.
  • Add 1/2 cup canned evaporated milk and incorporate well.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups more flour and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder. Again, beat well.
  • Lastly, add the last 1/4 cup canned evaporated milk and beat well.
  • Toss the gumdrops with 1/4 cup of all purpose flour. Add to batter and fold into the batter using a study spatula. Pour contents into prepared bundt pan.
  • Bake for 60 minutes. Check at the 50 minute mark by inserting a toothpick into the cake. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cake is done. After the 50 minute mark, check the cake for doneness every 10 minutes.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the bundt pan for 20 minutes before turning out onto a wire cooling rack to continue the cooling process.
  • Dust with confectioner's sugar, slice, and serve!


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 5.8% | Calcium: 1.6% | Iron: 4.2%