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Persian Love Bundt Cake

You will fall in love with this Persian Love Bundt Cake. Not only because it's filled with aromatic rosewater and cardamom, but also because it's full of love! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Persian
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 298kcal


Persian Love Bundt Cake:

  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup rosewater
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 tablespoon orange blossom water
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Saffron Glaze:


  • Dried rose petals
  • crushed pistachios


  • Preheat the oven to 350f. Coat a bundt cake pan with non stick spray.
  • Mix sugar and eggs until fluffy. Add in vegetable oil, rosewater, ground cardamom and orange blossom water into the mixture and whisk well.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt to the wet ingredients and gently whisk until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake for 35 minutes until tester comes out clean.
  • Cool on a rack for 5 minutes then transfer into a serving dish.

Saffron Glaze:

  • Mix powdered sugar and bloomed saffron in a small bowl. If too thick, add a tablespoon of milk.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg