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Cherry Chocolate Marble Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from one of my husband's co-workers. It's now a favorite of our family and friends."
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1 h 35 m servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the cherry juice, water and extract; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Mix just until combined.
  2. Divide batter in half. to one portion, add cherries and walnuts; mix well. To the second portion, add chocolate; mix well. Spoon half of the cherry mixture into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Cover with half of the chocolate mixture. Repeat layers. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners; sugar if desired.


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Followed the recipe exactly, made no changes to wither the method or ingredients. This cake looks so pretty, just what I was looking for. The overall taste of the cake is pretty good although ...

This was AMAZING! Dense and rich, but not heavy. And amazingly, my layers turned out looking exactly like the picture! We aren't big cherry or nut people, so I left out the chopped cherries and...

Very moist, delicious cake, I would highly recommend it! However I used cinnamon sugar instead of the confectioners'. Great cake! THANKS!! :P

This cake was just "okay" for me...not bad, by any means....but didn't really inspire me.....

this was okay. I found it to be a little heavy on the almond taste. I used bittersweet chocolate.