“2009 Christmas with Southern Living”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Sift together flour and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until creamy.
  4. Gradually add sugar; beat at medium speed 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until yellow disappears.
  6. Gradually add 1/2 of flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speen.
  7. Add 1 cup cream and extracts, beating just until blended.
  8. Add remaining flour mixture, beating just until blended.
  9. Scrape down sides of bowl; increase speed to med-high and beat 5 minutes (batter will become very creamy and satiny).
  10. Reserve 1 1/2 cups batter.
  11. Pour remaining batter into greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  12. Add melted chocolate and food coloring to reserved batter; stir until blended.
  13. Add to batter in pan in 2 batches, using a spoon to swirl the batters.
  14. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  15. Cool in pan on wire rack 30 minutes.
  16. Run a knife around edges to loosen cake; cool completely in pan.
  17. Whisk together powdered sugar, 9 tablespoons cream, and pinch of salt in a bowl until smooth; spoon thickly over cake.
  18. Let stand 15 minutes; sprinkle with glitter.

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