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Marbled Cake contributed by, Ryan from The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Marbled Cake


By: Ryan



1/2 lb. butter,softened

1/2 lb. sugar

3 large eggs

1 lb. cake flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup milk

1 ounce cocoa

3/4 ounce sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1 dash salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract




1. Preheat oven to 350˚ and grease a bundt cake pan.


2.  Beat butter and sugar together,then add vanilla , eggs and salt.


3. Combine flour and baking powder and stir into butter-sugar-egg mixture , alternating  with milk. Only add enough milk for the batter to drop heavily and ripping apart from a spoon.


4. Fill 2/3 of batter into the greased cake pan.


5. Mix the remaining batter with cocoa , sugar and 2 or 3 tablespoons milk , until batter again drops heavily and ripping from a spoon.


6. Pour cocoa batter on top of the light one and move a fork spiraling through the two layers, so that you get a marbled pattern.


7. Bake for about 75 minutes.

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