Nobody's ever complained about having too many desserts on the dessert table. Now that I've offered up the generic advice you'll read on any other site, the truth is that I don't use any of these methods myself, and honestly can't speak to the tips and tricks behind their success. Bundt pan expert Jenny Dalquist demonstrates how to transfer the batter into the Bundt Pan. With the right batter, in a pan that's prepared correctly, a fully baked Bundt cake should release cleanly from the pan, leaving its beautiful design on full display. I find it fast and effective, and have never experienced any sort of residue or buildup over time,* but I'm also (like many pastry chefs) rather meticulous when it comes to cleaning my gear. After preparing and filling a Bundt pan, I wipe the edges of the pan clean with a paper towel that's damp with hot water. If you see any misses, just regrease and flour again. Flip the pan over and tap out any excess. The steam will help release the cake from the pan when you go to invert it. MonkeySee, a Fexy Media Company, captures the skill and knowledge of the world’s top experts and delivers it to inquisitive audiences everywhere. Despite our best efforts, sometimes Bundt cakes just don’t come out all in one piece. If your cake slid out beautifully after following these steps, congrats! While ring-shaped cakes are a long-standing European baking tradition, the word Bundt itself originates with Nordic Ware, so it's a brand I trust to make a reliable Bundt. He invented it at the request of members of the Minneapolis Center of the Hadassah Society who wanted a better pan for baking a Jewish dessert named kugel. Learn more in the Comment Policy section of our Terms of Use page. You want to get into every nook and cranny. But when it came time to invert the pan, the cake fell out in clumps, delivering a crushing blow to my bundt cake dreams. If the cake doesn’t immediately come out of the pan after turning it over, there’s no need to stress. Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. Even with proper greasing, some cakes still stick to the pan. When turning and tapping don’t work, all that’s left to do is let gravity do the work. Pull-apart tender meat and ultra-crisp skin: It's not the most gorgeous roast in the world, but you'd be hard pressed to find one more flavorful. You can still make a fabulous dessert out of a bundt cake that stuck to the pan. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, MissouriGet RecipeTaste of HomePeanut Butter Bundt CakeThis peanut butter bundt cake with frosting is heavenly to me. Still, I always start checking on my cakes before the time is up. It has space for six cakes. Always start there when trying to determine why your cake stuck to the Bundt pan. Give your cake some breathing room, even if it means you've got leftover batter. Diminutive burritos as they're made in Sononra, Mexico.