Awesome Scratch Marble Cake Recipe? Anyone?

Decorating By Antgirl Updated 23 Jul 2008 , 4:41pm by cupcakemkr

Antgirl Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 4:22pm
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I looked in the recipes section and didn't find one. I have been using the Wilton butter cake recipe (which is YUMMY) and modifying it by adding 4 oz of melted semisweet chocolate to part of the batter and then marbling it in the pan. But for some reason it always turns out a little dry, even though the original butter cake never does. Does anyone have suggestions?
Thanks!

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aswartzw Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 4:40pm
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That's unusual. I've always done the same thing and never had issues.

I'll reserve 1/3 of the batter and add Hershey's syrup to it. Maybe 1/4 cup of syrup.

Chocolate cake does bake differently than non-chocolate cake. Have you tried reducing the temperature to see if that might help?

cupcakemkr Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 4:41pm
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Make your favorite chocolate and fav yellow and blend.
put yellow in the pan add dallops of chocolate and blend with spoon a bit until marbled.

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