German Marble Cake
vanilla sugar or vanilla extract
unsweetened cocoa powder
For the topping:
Powdered sugar or chocolate glaze
Separate the eggs into two bowls.
Beat egg whites with salt and 1/2 cup of sugar until stiff peaks form.
Add soft butter, 1 cup sugar, vanilla extract, rum and lemon extract to a bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
Gradually add eggs yolks while whipping the mixture on low.
Sift flour, corn starch and baking powder into a bowl and mix well.
Heat the milk to luke warm.
Gradually add flour, milk and egg whites to the egg yolk mixture. Beat on lowest setting or fold in by hand.
Grease cake pan.
Add 2/3 of the batter to the cake pan.
Sift the cocoa powder to the remaining batter and mix well.
Add the batter to the cake pan.
Swirl a fork through the batter to create the marble look.
Bake at 350 Fahrenheit for 40 – 50 minutes.
Let cool for about 15 minutes before removing from the pan to cool out completely.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar or brush with a chocolate glaze.
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