Lily's Marble Cake Recipe

"This is from the show Sweet Dreams on Food Network. I got it off of their website...haven't tried it, but it looks good."
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Ready In:
1hr 35mins




  • Butter and flour a straight-walled 10-inch tube pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the sugar and continue to mix well. Add the eggs 1 at a time and beat until incorporated.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the milk and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Reduce the mixer's speed to low. Alternately add the flour and milk mixture until a smooth batter is formed. Continue mixing for 5 minutes. (It's important to mix for the full 5 minutes.)
  • Transfer 1/3 of the batter to a bowl and whisk in the cocoa powder. Stir the coconut into the remaining batter.
  • Pour the coconut batter into the pan; then spoon the chocolate batter around. Run a knife through the batter, cutting the batters together to create a marbled effect. (Do not stir.) Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan. Invert the cake onto a stand or plate, slice, and serve.

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  1. really simple cake. came out great and was a huge hit at the birthday party!


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