Saturday, February 20, 2021

Marble Cake #CakeSliceBakers

This tasty and pretty chocolate and white marble cake topped with a dollop of sweet cream and a sprinkle of raspberries made a perfect Valentine's Day Dessert.


This was my selection from The Cake Slice Bakers........





Each month The Cake Slice Bakers are offered a selection of cakes from the current book we are baking through. This year it is Little Everyday Cakes by Candace Floyd. We each choose one cake to bake, and then on the 20th - never before - we all post about our cake on our blogs. There are a few rules that we follow, but the most important ones are to have fun and enjoy baking & eating cakes!

Follow our Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest pages where you can find all of our cakes, as well as inspiration for many other cakes. You can also click on the thumbnail pictures below to take you to each of our cakes. If you have a blog and are interested in joining The Cake Slice Bakers and baking along with us, please send an email to thecakeslicebakers at gmail dot com for more details.

The Cake Slice Bakers also have a new Facebook group called The Cake Slice Bakers and Friends. This group is perfect for those who do not have a blog but want to join in the fun and bake through this book.





It is a new year and a new book - Little Everyday Cakes - and our choices for February 2021 were ~ 


Orange Marmalade Loaf with Coconut Topping

Fig & Orange Cake

Marble Cake

I have to say, I am loving this cookbook.  Not only are the recipes well written and easy to follow but the cakes are the perfect size.  Being a blogger means that you do a fair amount of baking and, especially during COVID, you have more than your family could ever eat. All of the cakes in this cookbook are small enough that your family can enjoy it for dessert one night and a snack the next day.....or, if you live in my household, breakfast the next day.


 I chose to top my cake with a dollop of whipped cream and some raspberries.  I think it would be equally delicious served warm with a dollop of ice cream.  If you really want to go all out....pour some hot fudge over the top.


    desserts, cakes, quick, easy,
    Desserts, Cakes
    American
    Yield: 9 servings
    Author: Wendy Klik
    Marble Cake

    Marble Cake

    This tasty and pretty chocolate and white marble cake topped with a dollop of sweet cream and a sprinkle of raspberries made a perfect Valentine's Day Dessert.
    Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 25 MinTotal time: 35 Min

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 c.  flour
    • 1 1/4 t. baking powder
    • pinch of salt
    • 9 T. butter, room temperature
    • 3/4 c. sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 3/4 c. milk ( I used 2%)
    • 1 1/2 t. vanilla
    • 3 T. cocoa powder

    Instructions

    1. In large bowl of stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter at medium speed for a few minutes.  Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.  Add the eggs, beating well after each addition.  
    2. Turn the mixer off and add all but 1 Tablespoon of the milk, the flour, baking powder and salt.  Mix on low speed until combined then increase speed and beat until smooth.  Stir in the vanilla.
    3. Pour half of the batter into an 8" square baking pan that has been treated with baking spray.
    4. Add the cocoa and Tablespoon of milk to the remaining batter.  Return to the stand mixer and blend on low speed until combined. 
    5. Place dollops of the chocolate batter over the vanilla batter and, using a butter knife, swirl the batters together.
    6. Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 20-25 minutes, until a skewer inserted removes cleanly.

    Notes:

    Adapted from a recipe found in Little Everyday Cakes

    Calories

    285.84

    Fat (grams)

    13.87

    Sat. Fat (grams)

    8.09

    Carbs (grams)

    35.04

    Fiber (grams)

    0.90

    Net carbs

    34.14

    Sugar (grams)

    16.92

    Protein (grams)

    5.41

    Sodium (milligrams)

    208.64

    Cholesterol (grams)

    94.16

    8 comments:

    1. How did you get it to marble all the way through? I could only get that marbled effect on the top. Yours looks delicious.

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      1. Haha...I'm always afraid I will swirl too much and have just a chocolate cake.

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    2. I'm loving this book too! It's perfect during this time and I haven't found any errors.

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    3. What a nice cake for Valentine's Day! I love how you can dress it up with whipped cream and raspberries or leave it plain.

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    4. I think raspberries are always a great garnish on cakes. Give me a hot cup of tea and a slice of this and I am good to go!

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