Italian Cooking Week Day 1….Let them eat cake!!

 Italian Cooking week has officially started. Today’s recipe is MARBLE CAKE. This is a recipe I got from my cooking class. My cooking teacher Mrs. D made these recipes. All the recipes in this event I did not get this off the internet. They are from my Italian Cooking Class. This is a really easy recipe as long a you follow the instructions. Here it is.

Marble Cake

Ingredients

1 cup soft butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup milk 2 ½ cups flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp cocoa powder

Tips

Need beater/mixer

Use 2 separate bowls for the wet ingredients and dry ingredients

Directions

Add following dry ingredients into mixing bowl in this order: flour, baking powder then salt.
Cream butter well, then add sugar, eggs and vanilla, continue beating well at medium speed.
Reduce beater/mixer to low speed and alternate pouring milk and dry ingredients into the wet ingredients bowl..

Reserve 3 TBSP of batter in a bowl.
To the cocoa powder, add 1 tbsp warm or hot water and 1 tbsp of sugar, mixing it well before adding it to the reserved batter.

Drop the cocoa batter in cake, swirl both batters together with a butter knife. DO NOT STIR.

Bake at 350 °F for 45 mins.

Take out let it cool ,then cut and enjoy.

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