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Neapolitan Ribbon

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Ingredients
  Pound cake mix 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Eggs 2
  Liquid 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Per The Label Directions)
  Red food color 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Per The Label Directions)
  Green food color 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Per The Label Directions)
  Apple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Light corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chocolate 1
  Pistachio nuts 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

1. Prepare pound cake mix with eggs and liquid, following label directions.
2. Measure 1 cupful of batter in a small bowl; tint a bright yellow with a few drops yellow food coloring. Repeat w,ith remaining batter, tinting pink and green with food coloring; pour into three greased 9x9x2-inch baking pans. (Or bake one layer; wash pan; repeat twice.)
3. Bake layers in moderate oven (350°) 15 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Loosen layers around edges with sharp knife and turn out onto wire racks; cool completely.
4. Trim pake layers to square off edges. Cut each layer into 2 even strips, about 4-inches wide.
5. Combine apple jelly and creme decocoa in a small saucepan. Heat slowly until jelly melts.
6. To make cake: Place 1 green strip on cookie sheet. Spoon apple syrup over cake. Top with a yellow strip; spoon apple syrup over; then top with pink strip and more apple syrup. Repeat with 3 more strips of cake. Brush sides with syrup.
7. Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup and water in a small saucepan. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate pieces until melted. Beat mixture for about 3 minutes, or until stiff enough to spread on cakes.
8. Frost cake with chocolate and sprinkle with chopped pistachio nuts.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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