Chocolate Syrup Swirl Cake

Details

Time
5 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cake

Bake this fun, yet fancy chocolate swirl cake for any occasion and impress your friends with its swirled chocolatey goodness. Sweetened coconut flakes combine with HERSHEY'S Syrup to create this made-from-scratch masterpiece.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
22 minutes
Bake Time
1 hour 3 minutes
Cool Time
3 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened

  • 2 cups

    sugar

  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 3

    eggs

  • 2 3/4 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/4 tsps

    baking soda, divided

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 1 cup

    buttermilk or sour milk*

  • 1 cup

    sweetened coconut flakes (optional)

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Directions

Equipment Needed 

Oven
Oven
Tube Pan
12-Cup Fluted Pan
Mixing Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Bowl
Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack
Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan.

2

Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, l teaspoon baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

3

Measure 2 cups batter in small bowl; stir in syrup and remaining 1/4 teaspoon baking soda. Add coconut, if desired, to remaining vanilla batter; pour into prepared pan. Pour chocolate batter over vanilla batter in pan; do not mix.

Tip

To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.

4

Bake 60 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely; glaze or frost as desired.

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