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

Gradually beat 1 1/4 cups sugar into the butter or margarine; cream till light and fluffy, 8 to 10 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer.
Beat in milk, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and 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 boiling water, 1 tablespoon sugar, and melted chocolate; stir into half of the batter.
Into a 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 in pan; remove from pan.
Cool thoroughly.
Sift powdered sugar atop, if desired.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3946 Calories from Fat 1553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g270.9%

Saturated Fat 102.6 g513.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1008.6 mg336.2%

Sodium 3099.5 mg129.1%

Total Carbohydrates 551 g183.7%

Dietary Fiber 40.1 g160.6%

Sugars 272.8 g

Protein 74 g148.4%

Vitamin A 101.4% Vitamin C 22.2%

Calcium 89% Iron 46.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Marble Pound Cake Recipe