Double Chocolate Swirl Cake

Details

Time
4 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cake

This cake will catch the eye of any chocolate lover. Inside the rich chocolate cake, you'll find a ribbon of extra chocolatey marble. Top it all off with a HERSHEY'S Cocoa glaze for a dessert to remember.

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
READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?
add a garnish

Add a Garnish

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.

Additional questions?