Marble Cake with Chocolate Pudding Filling
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Serves: 1- 8" round 2-layer cake
 
Delicious chocolate and vanilla cake swirl together making this Marble Cake with Chocolate Pudding Filling moist and super tasty!
Ingredients
MARBLE CAKE
CHOCOLATE CAKE BATTER
  • 1 c flour
  • 1 c sugar
  • ¼ c plus 2 Tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • ¼ c milk
  • ¼ c sour cream
  • ¼ c canola oil
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ c coffee
VANILLA CAKE BATTER
  • 1¼ c flour
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ c milk
  • ¼ c sour cream
  • ¼ c canola oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • ½ c water
CHOCOLATE PUDDING FILLING
  • 1- small 4 serving box (approx. 3.5oz) chocolate pudding
  • 1½ c heavy whipping cream, cold
  • ½ c milk, cold
Instructions
MARBLE CAKE
CHOCOLATE CAKE BATTER
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter and flour or spray with baking spray 2- 8" round baking pans.
  2. In a large bowl, sift the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the egg, milk, sour cream, oil, vanilla, and instant coffee. Whisk together until just barely combined.
  4. Pour the coffee into the bowl and finish mixing until just combined and no large lumps remain.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the 2 baking pans, set aside and make the vanilla cake batter.
VANILLA CAKE BATTER
  1. In a large bowl, sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Add the egg, milk, sour cream, oil, and vanilla. Whisk together until just barely combined.
  3. Pour the water into the bowl and finish mixing until just combined and no large lumps remain.
  4. Carefully pour half the batter over the first pan of chocolate batter, slowly drizzle it over the chocolate batter. You can swirl it a little, but be careful not to mix it up. Repeat with the remaining batter and the second pan of chocolate batter.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 - 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with only a few crumbs on it.
  6. Cool in pans for about 10 minutes then move to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
CHOCOLATE PUDDING FILLING
  1. Using a hand mixer beat the pudding with heavy whipping cream until thick.
  2. As it thickens add the milk and finish beating on high speed until the pudding sets and is thick and creamy.
  3. There will be plenty of filling to either torte the cake thereby giving you 3 layers of pudding in the cake or you can enjoy any leftover filling with some fresh fruit and whipped cream.
  4. Fill the cake with the pudding filling and decorate with your favorite buttercream.
Recipe by The Red Eye Baker at http://www.theredeyebaker.com/2017/09/marble-cake/