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One batter -- plus or minus fruit and spice -- yields two palate pleasers. Swapping pans and a couple of ingredients results in a whimsical tube cake or fancy loaf cakes -- pick your pleasure.

Source: Everyday Food, December 2006
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For the cake

For the Chocolate Glaze


Make the Cake

Make the Chocolate Glaze


Chocolate Ginger Marble Cakes: In step 1 of the cake recipe, use two 6-cup loaf pans instead of tube pan; add 1 tablespoon ground ginger to flour mixture. In step 2, decrease chocolate to 4 ounces. In step 4, fold only 1/2 of batter into melted chocolate; omit cranberries. In step 5, alternately spoon the two batters into prepared pans; swirl. Bake 60 to 65 minutes. Follow steps 5 and 6 to cool and glaze. Garnish with strips of candied ginger, if desired.

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  • Cocinando_en_BCN
    22 MAR, 2008
    I've made the two colors version and it was fantastic. Everybody loved it!

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