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Leann's Easy Marbled Bundt Cake

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“My mom's best friend gave us this recipe. It is incredibly simple, but the cake tastes and looks like you spent an afternoon in the kitchen. I had never heard of putting icing into a cake mix until Recipezaar, and there are many variations on this recipe. My mom makes this with lemon cake mix, lemon frosting, and lemon pudding for a pucker cake. I have also had success with this recipe with carrot cake mix, cream cheese frosting, and french vanilla pudding.”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 (4 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 (16 ounce) container milk chocolate frosting (do not use whipped)
  • egg
  • vegetable oil
  • water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a bundt cake pan.
  2. Prepare cake mix as instructed on box with the addition of the vanilla pudding in the mixture.
  3. Pour half of cake batter into a separate bowl.
  4. Mix half of chocolate frosting into separate cake batter with a spatula until completely incorporated. You don't want this to look marbled. Both batters will seem on the thick side. You should now have one bowl of vanilla batter and one bowl of chocolate batter.
  5. Put 1/3 of vanilla batter into bundt pan. Top with 1/2 of chocolate. Alternate layers. This may not look pretty when layering, but it will bake fine.
  6. Bake for 45-60 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let cool in bundt pan for 30 minutes on a cooling rack. Flip on to platter.
  8. Heat remaining chocolate frosting in the microwave for 30 seconds or until it is melted. Drizzle the glaze on top of the warm cake. Allow to cool for at least 1 hour.

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