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Sushi Bundt Cake 😍 I understand that it isn’t traditional by any means but it is a super popular dish in my hometown in Mexico! Its original name is rosca de sushi, which translates literally to sushi bundt cake. This has been one of my most viral recipes to date with well over 30 million views across platforms. Typically it is done with surimi (imitation crab) tampico. Personally I prefer real crab, which is what I used but you can take your pick!

Why You’ll Love Sushi Bundt Cake

It is very easy to make and extremely versatile! Every time I serve it up for guests they are instantly impressed by how cool it looks. Perfect way to serve up a large group or to take to a get together. You can also make them into individual servings, try my mini sushi bundt cakes!


You can do substitute the crab for imitation crab (Which is what’s in the OG). If you are not a fan of either, you can do salmon or shrimp, or even scallops. As for the toppings, you can play around with them.

Sushi Bundt Cake
Sushi Bundt Cake

Recipe Tip

Cook your rice in a rice cooker the night before. Way better results in my opinion.

Sushi Bundt Cake

By Nadia Aidi
Sushi Bundt Cake 😍 I understand that it isn’t traditional by any means but it is a super popular dish in my hometown in Mexico (Obregon, Son)…google ‘Rosca De Sushi’ and you’ll see 😉. So typically it is done with surimi (imitation crab) tampico so this is way closer to the OG!


  • 1.5 cup uncooked calrose rice, made in rice cooker or cooked to package instructions
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar + 2 tsp
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp black and toasted sesame seeds
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups crab meat, I used real but you can use imitation
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp japanese mayo
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 serranos, finely chopped + more for topping
  • 3 scallions, chopped, separate white and green part
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 english cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • Shichimi togarashi
  • Toasted nori


  • Mix the rice vinegar, sugar and pinch of salt. Add it to your cooked rice with the sesame seeds and let completely cool. Preferably overnight
  • Add crab meat to a bowl with the japanese mayo, sriracha, sesame oil, serranos, 2 tsp rice vinegar and white and light green part of the scallions. Mix well
  • Assemble the bundt starting by spraying cooking oil on it. Add the rice on the bottom, add in cucumber, crab tampico mixture and avocado, press in the rest of the rice. Using a plate, flip it over
  • Mix the green part of scallions, cilantro, orange and lemon juice. Add tamari to taste
  • Top the bundt with nori pieces, togarashi and serrano slices

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. Hi, thank you for this wonderful recipe! I see that you suggest cooking the sushi the night before. Do you refrigerate it?