Special Marble Fudge Cake

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“Marble cake was one of the first cakes that I ever learned how to make, this is an adult version of the easy cake I made in brownies. I don't remember where I got this recipe from, it was on a hand written card in one of my cookbooks. I have been making this cake for at least 5 years. This cake gets better after it has sat for a day or two, so make in advance of occasion for best results. Store in an airtight container.”
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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Crust:
  3. Add the melted butter and crushed graham crackers to a bowl and mix well.
  4. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom of a pan to make a thin, even layer. Use an 8" springform pan.
  5. Put into fridge to chill until needed.
  6. Chocolate Batter:
  7. Coarsely chop the chocolate and melt gently in pot over steaming water, stir until smooth and stir in the butter, remove from heat.
  8. In a bowl beat the eggs and sugar until frothy, add the flour, salt and baking powder and stir well.
  9. Next add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract mix well and pour the batter over the prepared crust.
  10. Vanilla Batter:
  11. Beat the butter until creamy, add the vanilla and cream cheese and beat until the batter is light and fluffy.
  12. Slowly beat in the sugar and then the egg.
  13. Now add the flour and stir well.
  14. Spoon the mixture overtop of the chocolate batter, swirl the tip of a knife through both batters to achieve a marbled look.
  15. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes, should be firm.
  16. Remove from oven, cool in pan before removing.
  17. Serve at room temperature with vanilla ice cream, pudding or whipped cream.

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