Marvelous Marble Cake - Parve

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Great cake! I use 3 Torino parve chocolate bars

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream sugar and margarine.
  2. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Mix Flour and baking powder.
  4. Add flour mixture and water, alternately in small amounts.
  5. Pour 2/3 of mixture into a 9X13 inch pan, pour on melted chocolate, pour on remaining batter.
  6. Swirl with a knife.
  7. Bake at 350 degress for 1 hour.
Most Helpful

Nice flavour, but needs more moisture to save it from mediocrity. This wasn't a bad cake, but not up to our usual high standards. I didn't swirl the chocolate properly, which is my fault, but the cake itself came out extremely dry. I baked it for 1 hour at 350 degrees, as indicated, but I suspect that dumping a whole cup of water into a cake recipe is not a secret formula for having it turn out moist n' delicious. The kids, who basically eat anything, didn't love this cake either, and in the end, it went mostly untouched.

Jay3fer September 07, 2011

I made this into a bundt cake. I used 2 of the parve dark chocolate bars that were available at our local kosher market (Toblerone was all marked kosher Dairy). Came out a bit more like muffin than cake but was a hit! Only the crumbs were left at our Hanukkah party! :)

LEXI8381 December 29, 2009

This was delicious - didn't even make it to the freezer, and there are only 3 people living in our house! I don't like to use margarine, so I used only 1/2 cup marg (1 stick) plus 1/2 cup canola oil, and it was fine. I plan to try it with only 1 cup oil next time. It did have to bake significantly longer than the recipe said, but I'm not sure if that was due to incorrect baking time, the oil I used instead of the marg, or my temperamental oven which just won't bake sometimes. It was very hard to test this cake for doneness, because even when it is done, a knife/toothpick/cake tester inserted won't come out clean due to the chocolate being melted, even if the batter is actually baked. But this way I was able to sample a tiny piece every time I went to check on it after baking a few minutes longer;) ! When it was finally done, this was a really fabulous cake, and other than the checking every so often after the recommended baking time ran out, it was pretty easy to make...even with my 3-year-old's help. I didn't feel like "wasting" the more expensive pareve Torino chocolate bars on a cake, so I used the cheaper Alprose pareve bars, which worked great. Def have to make this again. Thanks AnnaBanana

Cook+Princess September 21, 2007