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Marble Cake II

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"A tube cake with half the batter colored with chocolate and folded in for a marbled effect."
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1 h 40 m servings 398
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 - 10 inch tube pan)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour half of the batter into prepared pan. Blend chocolate sauce with remaining batter. Pour chocolate mixture over top of other batter and fold in gently with spatula for a marble effect.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 398 calories; 14.2 64.1 4.4 35 131 Full nutrition

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I have mixed feelings on this one and as this recipe's first reviewer I want to be as accurate as possible. The shortening and buttermilk each contribute to ensure a moist cake, so no problem t...

Made this cake for a work pot luck. This cake is moist but definately lacks in flavor. It may be better if you used butter instead of shortening. Should have done a test run for the family fi...

This cake is a great easy cake to bake. And it taste great too. I love to cook but i'm not a great baker. The cake was moist and great tasting and best of all I didn't burn it.