Marble cake #3

Yield: 9 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 ounces Butter
8 ounces Sugar
4 Eggs
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Cream of tartar
1 teaspoon Bi-carb soda
1 small Cup milk
1 tablespoon Cocoa -or- (up to)
3 ounces Chocolate (melted)
Vanilla

From: moira@... (Moira Paul)

Date: 22 Sep 1993 11:55:37 GMT

A marble cake is a butter cake which has been divided into three - just flavour one portion with chocolate ( use either cocoa, or if you really want good flavour, use melted chocolate), colour a second portion with red (cochineal), and the third part is flavoured vanilla. When putting it in the pan, just dollop it in then give it a swirl, and lo and behold, "marble".

Cream butter and sugar, beat in eggs one at a time. Sift four, cream of tartar and bicarb soda together, then stir into creamed mixture alternately with milk to make a 'dropping' consistency. Divide mixture into three parts, colouring them with cocoa (or melted chocolate), cochineal, and vanilla respectively. Use about a 9" cake pan, that is greased and has paper lining the base. Bake in a moderate oven (350F) app, 1 hour.

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