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Double Chocolate Swirl Cake

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
1 Hr. 5 Min.
Prep:
32 Min.
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
1 cake

This cake will catch the eye of any chocolate lover because double the chocolate makes this cake twice as nice! This Double Chocolate Swirl Cake recipe uses both HERSHEY'S Cocoa and HERSHEY'S Syrup. Inside the rich and moist chocolate cake, you'll find a surprise ribbon of extra chocolaty marble. Finish off your Double Chocolate Swirl Cake with a drizzle of HERSHEY'S Cocoa glaze for a dessert to remember.

Love baking with caramel and its unique, nutty notes? Try this Caramel Chocolate Swirl Cake that's moist and rich in flavor.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
32 minutes
Bake Time
1 hour 5 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine(2 sticks), softened
  • 2 cups
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 6 tsps
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa, divided
  • 1 1/4 tsps
    baking soda, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 cup
    butteror sour milk*
  • 1/2 cup
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Make our Cocoa Glaze to complete the recipe as shown in the image.

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Fluted Tube Pan 12-Cup Fluted Tube Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Bowl Bowl
Saucepan Saucepan
Stovetop Stovetop
1

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

2

Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy; blend in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, 3 tablespoons cocoa, 1-1/8 teaspoons baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture. Remove 1 cup batter and place in small bowl. Pour remainder of batter into prepared pan. Stir chocolate syrup, remaining 3 tablespoons cocoa and remaining 1/8 teaspoon baking soda into reserved 1 cup batter; pour over batter in pan. Do not mix.

Tip

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

3

Bake 1 hour and 5 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. Glaze with Cocoa Glaze.

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