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Marble Crown Cake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (not a mix)
  Water 4 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
  Sifted 10x confectioners powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2) Lightly grease 10-cup tube mould and dust with dry flour.
3) In a bowl, sift together flour baking powder and salt.
4) In a large bowl, beat egg whites until firm peak and set aside.

MAKING
5) In a large mixer bowl, beating the butter or margarine with an electric mixer and add gradually add sugar until fluffy.
6) While still beating add egg yolks 1 at a time, until fluffy.
7) Stir in the flour mixture, one-third at a time, alternately with milk, beating with mixer at low speed just until blended.
8) Lightly fold in beaten egg whites.
9) Transfer half of batter into anther bowl.
10) Blend in orange rind and orange extract.
11) In a cup stir in cocoa and water, add into batter in first bowl.
12) Transfer batters, alternating chocolate and white, into bottom of tube mould to make a layer.
13) Repeat with remaining batters to make 2 more layers, alternating white over chocolate and chocolate over white each time.
14) Being careful not to stir the batters in the mould.
15) Bake in the oven for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

FINALIZING
16) Allow to cool the cake in pan over wire rack 10 minutes.
17) Using knife loosen the cake around the edges and turn out onto wire rack.
18) Allow to cool completely.

SERVING
19) Slice the cake and serve dredges with sifted 10X sugar if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
55 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
115 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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