55 FAVORITE Ann Pillsbury Cake RecipesHere is page 34 from the vintage cookbook “Kate Smith chooses her 55 Favorite Ann Pillsbury CAKE RECIPES”. This was published in 1952 by Pillsbury Mills, Inc. Kate Smith was a popular singer and radio personality with a career that began in the 1930s.

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Marble Layer Cake
Quick-Mix Method

Page 34 - Marble Layer Cake Recipe - Click To View LargerTwo cakes in one! Chocolate and yellow batters are swirled together to make a pretty party cake. Try the orange variation, too–a delicious flavor combination.

BAKE at 350° F. for 30 to 35 minutes.
MAKES two 8 or 9-inch round layers.
All ingredients should be at room temperature.

Sift together . . . 2 1/4 cups sifted Pillsbury Sno Sheen Cake Flour
3 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups sugar

Add . . . 1/2 cup shortening
7/8 cup milk (1 cup minus 2 tablespoons)

Beat . . . for 2 minutes, 300 strokes, until batter is well blended. (With electric mixer blend at low speed, then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.)

Add . . . 2 eggs, unbeaten
1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat . . . for 2 minutes.

Place . . . one-third of batter in second bowl.

Combine . . . 1 square (1 oz.) chocolate, melted
2 tablespoons sugar; blend into one-third of batter.

Spoon . . . yellow and chocolate batters alternately into two well-greased and lightly floured 8 or 9-inch round layer pans, at least 1 1/4 inches deep.

Bake . . . in moderate oven (350° F.) 30 to 35 minutes. Cool and frost as desired.


Prepare Marble Layer Cake, adding 2 tablespoons grated orange rind to light batter. Frost with creamy butter frosting, page 46.

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