Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - Day #27 - I Like Big Bundts

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Day 27 of I Like Big Bundts: 30 Days of Bundt Cakes
Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt

I still love the PB&J sandwich. I have one at least once a week for breakfast or a snack. When I was a kid, it was super white Wonderbread, but now it is wheat bread with homemade jam. But the combo is always just perfect. Sometimes I slip in a banana too. Yeah, I know, c-r-a-z-y.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts

I Like Big Bundts Logo by JustJenn Designs
Thanks to my friend JustJenn of JustJennDesigns for making the logo!
I'm hoping you celebrate a great food holiday: National Bundt Day on November 15th. In only three short days! I've been making 30 Bundts in the 30 days leading up the National Bundt Day. Just don't ask how much butter I've used. Just don't go there.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
This recipe has chunky peanut butter in the batter and two swirls of jam in the Bundt.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
This has protein (peanut butter). Therefore, you can have a slice for lunch. Just sayin'.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Also, you are into PB&J, check out JustJenn's PB&J cupcakes! I proclaim that these rock...since I was lucky enough to try one! :)

Holy smokes. Book Patrol wrote the nicest post about my blog and the fact that I have a Bundt in the Oven (Love that pun...I'll have to use that next year...WAIT, there ain't gonna be a next year!) Two members of the library made the Persimmon Bundt! Rock on baking librarians!

And kdiddy.org made Day #1 Bundt and likes to write the word Bundt in her post! Hee hee. I hope you had friends help you finish the Bundt!

Time is ticking! National Bundt Day is Sunday, November 15th. Sweet. See you tomorrow for, you guessed it, another Bundt! Bundt! Bundt!

- mary the food librarian

Recipe:
Peanut Butter & Jelly Swirl Bundt Cake
from Welch's website

You can find the recipe on the Welch's website, but I found the listing of ingredients confusing. Who lists flour, baking powder, baking soda with different ingredients in-between? So I reordered things here and left the Welch's instructions.

2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 cup unsalted butter (one stick), at room temperature
2 cups sugar

3/4 cup chunky-style peanut butter
2 tsp. vanilla
3 large eggs
1 cup dairy sour cream

1/2 cup Welch's Grape Jelly

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place baking rack in bottom third of oven.
2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add peanut butter and vanilla, beating until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until incorporated. Beat in sour cream. Reduce mixer to lowest speed and gradually add flour mixture, mixing until just blended. Spoon half of the batter (about 3 cups) into greased 12 cup bundt pan. Dollop 3 Ts of the jelly over batter avoiding edges of pan.
3. Partially stir jelly into batter using a skewer or thin bladed knife. Spoon remaining batter into pan and dollop and swirl remaining jelly into batter. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

I Like Big Bundts recap:
The Food Librarian confesses: I Like Big Bundts
Day 1: Pumpkin Spice Bundt with Buttermilk Icing
Day 2: Chocolate-Cinnamon Bundt Cake with Mocha Icing
Day 3: Pumpkin-Apple Spiced Bundt
Day 4: Cinnamon Ripple Sweet Potato Bundt
Day 5: Chocolate Zucchini Bundt
Day 6: Cardamom Vanilla Bundt
Day 7: Monkey Bread in a Bundt
Day 8: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt
Day 9: Coconut Bundt
Day 10: Sweet Potato Bundt
Day 11: Mom's Apple Cake Bundt
Day 12: Meyer Lemon Bundt
Day 13: Candy Corn Jello Bundt
Day 14: Spiced Cranberry Bundt
Day 15: Blueberry-Buttermilk Bundt
Day 16: Nutella Bundt
Day 17: Carrot Walnut Bundt
Day 18: Pear Ginger Bundt
Day 19: Persimmon Bundt
Day 20: Banana Chocolate Marble Bundt
Day 21: Martha Stewart Chocolate Bundt
Day 22: Whipped Cream Bundt
Day 23: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bundt
Day 24: Brown Sugar and Chocolate Chip Pound Bundt with Maple-Espresso Glaze
Day 25: My Big Fat Greek Yogurt Lemon Bundt
Day 26: Orange Cranberry Bundt
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25 comments:

justJENN said... [Reply to comment]

OMG. BUNDT IN THE OVEN. I hope you get pregnant. Or adopt some kids like Angelina Jolie.

Blue Is Bleu said... [Reply to comment]

Oh wow this definitely goes on the list! PB and jam sandwiches are one of my favourite things ever... YUM!

Btw I can't believe you've done 27 bundts already!!!

Girl Japan: April Marie said... [Reply to comment]

You have the best Bundt's I've ever seen, and thanks to you... (mean that in the most endearing way.) I ordered the mini variety from Nordicware.. and I can't wait..

NikiTheo said... [Reply to comment]

This is a MUST try, especially since I am obsessed w/ PB&J!!!! Thanks!

Federica said... [Reply to comment]

buonissima questa torta con il burro d'arachidi!!!

Dawn said... [Reply to comment]

could I use this as a snack right now.
I love your big bundts! lol

Nancy/n.o.e said... [Reply to comment]

Not only protein in this bundt, but fruit too - you'd be unhealthy if you didn't have it for lunch! Good job keeping up the pace. I'll be posting on Sunday for National Bundt Day.

jamie said... [Reply to comment]

You're almost there! I'm sad to say that I can't participate in national bundt day next week due to the complete and total absence of a kitchen in our house right now. But when the remodel is done, I'm picking my fave and making a bundt to christen the new kitchen! :)

Caroline said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, no there's not gonna be another one next year?!? You're probably gonna be too busy with the bundt in your oven. :)

jasmine said... [Reply to comment]

Love your blog! Thanks for sharing

sandhya said... [Reply to comment]

i have a silent visitor of your blog for smetime now,you have an amazing blog and i love your bundt cakes. i am going to bake my first bunt cake this week and will post it on 15th...

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

Just a few more days!! I love this pb&j in cake form.

Gala said... [Reply to comment]

Yum, I love this countdown!

Ingrid said... [Reply to comment]

I'm not fond of PB&J but I'm thinking in bundt form I just might!
~ingrid

Mary said... [Reply to comment]

A bundt in the oven....love it :). What do you mean, you are not doing this next year????!!!

Clivia said... [Reply to comment]

Yay, a bundt with protein. I love p,b&j w/ bananas. I might try this bundt and toss some dehydrated bananas in the batter.
Three more bundts!

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

Another great bundt...yum! You are so close....only a few more days!!!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Delicious for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack! Thank you, Food Librarian, from all of your pals at the museum!

SiHaN said... [Reply to comment]

oh gosh.. peanut butter and jelly.. my favourite combination of all time! i would love a slice of that cake. hehe.

Azusa said... [Reply to comment]

Hi Mary! Thanks for stopping by Humble Bean—I was about to leave you a comment but you beat me to it. You see, I was the very lucky recipient of a slice of this bundt (thanks to Allyson!). YUMMY!! I've been following your ambitious 30 days and was ecstatic when Allyson offered to share. Anyway, we should definitely do a cooking/photo lesson and bundt exchange!

The Blonde Duck said... [Reply to comment]

This is my favorite cake. Ever.

kdiddy said... [Reply to comment]

my friends are suckers, so I'm taking a commenter's suggestion and freezing the rest.

30 Days of Bundt makes me crave more Bundt pans something fierce. But I have no place to store them so I'm abstaining. Sad face!

Hannah said... [Reply to comment]

Your Bundt cakes are AWESOME! Too many to choose from- but I'm thinking either this or the chocolate peanut butter. :)

Jo said... [Reply to comment]

I've tried a few of your recipes over the last week...What Fun, I love bundts too. When I was a kid my mom made a bundt that was chocolate with a tunnel of coconut in it...Yum...They used to have box mixes and I think it was a box mix. Any chance you have a recipe like that?

The Food Librarian said... [Reply to comment]

Jo, I haven't seen one with a coconut center...but then I'm not a fan of coconut so I probably would have breezed by that one! I think after the Tunnel of Fudge cake won the Pillsbury bake off (and made the Bundt popular), many people probably made "tunnel" cakes. Good luck finding that! - mary

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