5 from 4 votes
Lemon Cream Cheese Bundt Cake
Lemon Cream Cheese Bundt Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins
Brighten your holiday season with this rich and moist Lemon Cream Cheese Bundt Cake. It feels like springtime, and tastes amazing under a layer of lemon glaze. 
Course: Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 699 kcal
Author: Chula King
Bundt Cake
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces, 340 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 8 ounces (227 grams) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 cups (21 ounces, 879 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces, 57 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 cups (15 ounces, 425 grams) cake flour
Simple Lemon Syrup
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces, 57 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup (3.5 ounces, 99 grams) granulated sugar
Lemon Glaze
  • 2 cups (8 ounces, 227 grams) confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Bundt Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ F. Spray 10-inch Bundt pan with non-stick baking spray. Set aside.

  2. Using electric mixer, cream butter in large bowl until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add cream cheese and beat until well combined, about 2 minutes. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla extract and salt; beat until well combined. Add eggs, 2 at a time; beat until combined. Add flour; beat on low just until flour starts to be incorporated. Continue folding in flour with silicon spatula just until all flour is incorporated.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared pan; smooth top and tap on counter several times.
  4. Bake until tester inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and invert onto a wire rack set in foil lined baking sheet.
Simple Lemon Syrup
  1. Combine sugar and lemon juice in small bowl. Microwave on high for 45 seconds to a minute, until sugar has dissolved. Brush syrup over hot cake. Allow to cool completely.

Lemon Glaze
  1. Mix confectioners' sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over cake, allowing glaze to drip down sides. Let stand until glaze sets, about 30 minutes.

  2. Yield: 8 to 10 servings.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Cream Cheese Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 699 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 251mg10%
Potassium 117mg3%
Carbohydrates 123g41%
Sugar 94g104%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 730IU15%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.