American Style Marble Cake

A traditional German Marble Cake

American Style Marble Cake

A traditional German Marble Cake

Category : Desserts, Cakes

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By Manpreet Mehta

Published On: 20 Feb 2007

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40 Minutes
Served : 20
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven at the top and bottom. Grease the mould.

Step 2

Stir the soft margarine(or butter) with a hand mixer with whisk until it becomes smooth and homogenous.

Step 3

Gradually add the sugar, vanilla sugar, rum flavouring and salt, and stir until the mixture thickens.

Step 4

Add 1 egg at a time, whisking each one for about 1/2 minute at the highest setting(very fast).

Step 5

Mix together the flour and baking powder, sift and add to the margarine and egg mixture in 2 stages, alternating with the milk, stirring briefly with a mixer set at the medium setting.

Step 6

Spoon two-third of the cake mixture into the greased tin(mould).

Step 7

Sift the cocoa powder and add to the rest of the cake mixture together with the milk and sugar.

Step 8

Spoon(put) the dark-coloured cake mixture on the top of the light-coloured cake mixture and drag a fork or spoon through the two layers in a spiral movement to create a marbled pattern.

Step 9

Put the mould(tin) on a shelf in the oven.

Step 10

On Top/bottom heat: 180ªC(350ªF)-preheated
Fan oven: 160ªC(325ªF)-not preheated
Baking Time:- about 60 minutes

Step 11

Type of Mould:-
You need a ring shape(gugelhupf) mould of 24 cm(9 1/2 inches) diameter
or
A well greased rectangular tin(35*11 cm/ 14*4 1/2 inches).

Step 12

Ater about 15 mins in the oven, make a cut about 1 cm in deep in the middle along the length of the cake to ensure a neat crack in the centre and continue baking.

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