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11 Ratings
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  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 2

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

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
14
Yield:
1 -10 inch tube pan
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Ingredients

14
Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease an flour one 10 inch tube pan.

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  • To make marbling mixture: Combine 1/3 cup of the coca and 1/2 cup of the white sugar and mix well.

  • In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, and set aside.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

419 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 57.6g; fat 19.6g; cholesterol 121.8mg; sodium 269.5mg. Full Nutrition
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