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Double Chocolate Marble Cake

"This is a fudgy cake that is very rich and there is more work involved than the usual marble cake."
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Ingredients

servings 419 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 -10 inch tube pan)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease an flour one 10 inch tube pan.
  2. To make marbling mixture: Combine 1/3 cup of the coca and 1/2 cup of the white sugar and mix well.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, and set aside.
  4. In another bowl, cream the butter with 1 cup of the sugar and the brown sugar. Beat in the egg yolks, then the vanilla and sour cream.
  5. In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda. Beat into the creamed mixture. Stir about 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter to lighten it and then fold in the rest gently but thoroughly. Spread about 1/4 of the batter into a greased and floured tube pan and sprinkle with about 1/3 of the cocoa-sugar mixture. Continue repeating layers, ending with the batter. With a knife, lightly swirl the batter and cocoa mixture together
  6. Bake at 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 3/4 hours, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack. Makes 16 to 20 servings.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 419 calories; 19.6 g fat; 57.6 g carbohydrates; 6.7 g protein; 122 mg cholesterol; 269 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I just took this cake out of the oven and thought I'd offer that the cooking time is incorrect. Using another cake recipe with similar ingredients as a guide, I cooked the cake for an hour inst...

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I made this with 3 kids, followed directions perfectly and it was not good, very dense like a bread, the batter was delicious so I am curious if the cooking time of 1 3/4 hours is incorrect. Th...

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I just took this cake out of the oven and thought I'd offer that the cooking time is incorrect. Using another cake recipe with similar ingredients as a guide, I cooked the cake for an hour inst...

This cake is fabulous! The whole family proclaimed this recipe a keeper. Not too hard, just follow each step and that fudgy marble is fantastic!!

I made this with 3 kids, followed directions perfectly and it was not good, very dense like a bread, the batter was delicious so I am curious if the cooking time of 1 3/4 hours is incorrect. Th...

I wouldnt recommend this recipe. While the cake tastes really good, the texture was very dry and crumbly and I followed this recipe to the T!

This is a great recipe for the chocolate lover. I have served it sprinkled with confectioners sugar, and I've also tried it with a chocolate ganache. YUM!!

it was an OK cake but really dry i would NOT put it in the oven for the full time its dense,brittle , and dry.

Used a round pan instead of fluted. Everything came out fine, only had to cook it for 1 1/2 hours, but not impressed with the taste at all. Very, very bland. Don't think I'll make it again.

A good amount of effort for a good cake.

Dry, not very chocolaty. The batter was so stiff, I had trouble spreading it in the cake pan, and it resulted in a big mess when I tried smoothing batter over the chocolate /sugar mixture that ...