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Pretty Marble Cake

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Ingredients
  Solid vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 4 , beaten
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce, melted
  Water 3 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening.
Gradually add 1 1/4 cup (310 mL) of the sugar replacement, beating until light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla.
Sift the dry ingredients together.
Add dry ingredients alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture. (Begin and end with the dry ingredients.) Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
Divide batter in half.
Now add remaining sugar replacement to melted chocolate in a saucepan.
Blend in water.
Cook and stir over low heat until mixture becomes thick.
Allow to cool and then blend into half of the batter.
Alternate layers of light and chocolate in well greased, waxed paper lined 9 x 5 x 3 in. (23 x 13 x 7 cm) loaf pan.
Cut through layers of batter to produce a marbling effect.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 60 minutes or until done.
Turn out onto rack, remove paper, and cool completely.

Recipe Summary

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

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