Awesome Chocolate Marble Pound Cake
Moist, buttery and chocolaty cake looks so appealing as well. A perfect dessert when you have company coming over. 75
or margarine, softened
Melt 1 tablespoon shortening and unsweetened chocolate in a small saucepan, stirring until smooth.
Set aside. Cream butter and shortening; gradually add sugar to creamed mixture, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Dissolve soda in buttermilk.
Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix just until blended after each addition.
Stir in flavorings. Remove 2 cups of batter, and add chocolate mixture, stirring until blended.
Spoon one-third of remaining plain batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan; top with half of chocolate batter.
Repeat layers, ending with plain batter. Gently swirl batter with a knife to create a marble effect.
Bake at 350℉ (180℃) for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack.