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Sometimes it’s nice to make the kind of dessert that’s a sheer indulgence! Take this chocolate mocha Bundt cake which is a stuffed Bundt cake with cheesecake filling. If you love cheesecake but also love chocolate, you can combine both loves with this extra-special cheesecake filled chocolate cake.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

This chocolate mocha Bundt cake boasts a creamy cheesecake filling and ganache topping. It’s a luxurious, rich treat which would be perfect as a dinner party dessert.

If you want to bake more delicious treats, you might also like this banana bread crumb cake, funfetti whoopie pies, coconut cream poke cake or lemon sheet cake.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake Ingredients

This dessert is made in three stages, so you have the cake itself, the filling and the ganache. The cake calls for the usual suspects, namely cake flour, sugar, eggs, butter, salt, and baking soda. You’ll also need vanilla, cocoa, sour cream, and hot coffee.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

The cheesecake layer is made with cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. The ganache topping has semisweet chocolate and heavy cream as the only ingredients.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

I like to use dark cocoa powder for an extra-rich flavour. Natural or Dutch-process cocoa would also be fine. As for the cream cheese, use room temperature, block-style cream cheese, not the spreadable or whipped kind.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

I’m sure you already have all or most of those ingredients if you’re a keen home baker. There’s always something special about Bundt cakes and there are so many kinds to choose from. These mini strawberry Bundt cakes are also amazing, so if you don’t already have a Bundt pan and a set of mini Bundt pans, they’re a great investment!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

How to Make a Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Cake

First of all, beat the butter then mix in the eggs and sugar until you have a fluffy, light mixture. Now beat in the cocoa, vanilla, salt, and baking soda. Mix in half the flour then half the sour cream, and repeat with the remainder. Mix in the coffee then set this batter aside while you prepare the cheesecake filling.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake with cheesecake filling. You will love this stuffed bundt cake with cream cheese swirl.

Beat the cream cheese with vanilla and sugar and then gradually beat in the eggs. Transfer half of the prepared cake batter into a greased Bundt pan and then add the cheesecake filling on top. Spoon the remaining cake batter on top then cook for about an hour or until done. Let the chocolate mocha Bundt cake with cream cheese swirl cool in the pan and then on a cooling rack.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake. You will love this cheesecake filled chocolate cake!

For the ganache, heat the cream and pour it over the chocolate. Allow it time to melt then stir until smooth. Pour it over the cake when it’s completely cool and then let the stuffed Bundt cake chill for an hour in the refrigerator.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake. You will love this cheesecake filled chocolate cake!

How to Serve this Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Cake

Although this stuffed Bundt cake is delicious just as it is, some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream also makes a nice pairing. You might even like to add some fresh berries for another contrasting flavour.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake. You will love this cheesecake filled chocolate cake!

Cream Cheese Swirl Bundt Cake FAQs

Can you make this dessert ahead?

You will need to plan this chocolate mocha Bundt cake ahead since it has to cool before you can add the ganache and then that takes a while to set too. Make it a day in advance if you like and just keep it refrigerated until serving. Leftovers will keep for several days in an airtight container in the refrigerator but it will start to dry out after that.

Can you use something else apart from coffee?

Some people don’t like coffee-flavoured desserts but do like coffee and of course some don’t like it in any form! You can use hot water instead of hot coffee if you prefer. The coffee doesn’t really give a coffee flavour to the cake. Instead it helps bring out the chocolate flavour, but hot water is great as a substitution.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake. You will love this cheesecake filled chocolate cake!
Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a chocolate mocha bundt cake. You will love this cheesecake filled chocolate cake!

Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Filling Recipe

5 from 10 votes

Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake with Cheesecake Filling

By: Bella Bucchiotti
You will love this chocolate mocha Bundt cake which is a stuffed Bundt cake with cheesecake filling. If you love cheesecake but also love chocolate, you can combine both loves with this extra-special cheesecake filled chocolate cake.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8

Ingredients 

Cake

  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 Cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup cocoa
  • 1/2 Tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups cake flour
  • 3/4 Cup sour cream
  • 3/4 Cup coffee, hot

Cheesecake

  • 2 Packages cream cheese, 8 Ounces
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar

Ganache

  • 1 1/2 Cups semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease Bundt pan.
  • With an electric mixer, beat butter until creamy. Add sugar and eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  • To the mixture, add cocoa, baking soda, vanilla, and salt. Beat. Add half of the flour, then half the sour cream. Mix well. Repeat with remaining flour and sour cream. Slowly pour in coffee and mix until smooth. Pour into a separate bowl and set aside.
  • Make cheesecake.
  • With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, vanilla and sugar until light and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well between each addition.
  • Pour half of cake mix in Bundt pan. Pour cheesecake mixture on top. Try not to let it hit the sides. You can scoop if easier. Add the rest of the cake mix. Bake 50 to 60 minutes, until cake is no longer jiggly and toothpick comes out clean in centre.
  • Allow to cool 30 to 45 minutes before removing from pan and placing on cooling rack.

Ganache

  • Place chocolate in a small bowl. Heat heavy cream to hot but not boiling. Pour over chocolate. Wait a few minutes and then stir until smooth.
  • Once cake is completely cooled, Pour ganache on top. Spread with spatula. Place in fridge to set, approximately an hour. Serve with fresh berries, whipped cream, or ice cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 951kcal | Carbohydrates: 103g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 76g | Vitamin A: 1602IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 4mg
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The cream cheese swirl and elegant chocolate ganache topping makes this chocolate mocha Bundt cake really unique. A cheesecake filled chocolate cake makes a great dessert for whenever your sweet tooth cravings hit!

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Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.

 

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  1. 5 stars
    This was a hit with my family! They loved it so much, they’re asking when I’ll make it again.