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Marble Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Boiling water 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened chocolate square 1 Ounce, melted and cooled
Directions

Gradually beat 1 1/4 cups sugar into butter; cream till light and fluffy, 8 to 10 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer.
Beat in milk, peel, and juice.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and 1 1/4 teaspoons salt.
Add to creamed mixture; mix on low speed till smooth, about 2 minutes.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each.
Beat 1 minute more, scraping sides of bowl frequently.
Combine remaining ingredients; stir into half the batter.
In greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan, alternate spoonfuls of light and dark batters.
With narrow spatula gently stir through batter to marble.
Bake at 300° about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.
Cool.
Sift powdered sugar atop, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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