marble cake

noun
a cake given a streaked, marblelike appearance by the incomplete mixing of dark, especially chocolate, and light batters.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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marble cake
 
n
a cake with a marbled appearance obtained by incompletely mixing dark and light mixtures

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