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Here's a quick and easy make ahead recipe.  It's great for when you have overnight company, or just want a special weekend treat.

Overnight Blackberry Bundt Cake

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Quark
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries (or fresh berries of your choice)
  1. Grease and flour a ten cup bundt pan.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then the Quark and vanilla.
  4. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon until combined.
  5. Stir into the Quark mixture, do not over-mix.
  6. Gently fold the blackberries into the batter.
  7. Spread the batter into the prepared bundt pan, cover with plastic wrap and chill 8 hours or overnight.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  9. Remove plastic wrap from the bundt pan.  Bake until a toothpick inserted in the thickest part comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes.
  10. Cool 10 to 15 minutes.  Gently loosen from the sides of the pan and invert onto a serving platter.
  11. Once cooled completely, top with powdered sugar or lemon icing.

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