Bundt cake originated in Germany and is known by many names including “Gugelhopf cake” and “Kugelhopf cake.” It is defined by its ubiquitous ring shape. Since it was originally brought to the US a over a century ago, the designs of Bundt pans and recipes have become incredibly varied. From red velvet to marble, the flavors of Bundt cake are numerous. What can a baker do to make their cake stand out? The answer lies in the center of the cake. Since the cake is ring-shaped, the empty center allows the cake to become a centerpiece of sorts. Place an arrangement of flowers in the center or create a bouquet of ribbons. Use the space to create a unique flair all your own. Another addition to Bundt cakes is a nice thick layer of icing drizzled across the top. The flavors of icing can be as the flavors of cake. Choose a flavor to complement your cake and spread the icing around. If the center hole is small, you can even fill it with icing for an exceptionally sweet surprise when your customer’s cut into the first slice.