Marbled Pound Cake Recipe
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Marbled Pound Cake Recipe

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This rich pound cake features the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Buttermilk in the batter lends to its moist texture.—Kelly McDonald, Edinburg, Texas
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter chips, melted
  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 576 calories, 29g fat (16g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Combine buttermilk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted peanut butter chips.
  2. Pour 2 cups batter into a small bowl; stir in melted chocolate chips. Pour half of the plain batter into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Cover with chocolate batter. Top with remaining plain batter; swirl with a knife.
  3. Bake 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. For glaze, in a small bowl, combine chips. In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Remove from heat and pour over chips. Let stand 5 minutes; stir until smooth. Cool 2 minutes; drizzle over cake. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Marbled Pound Cake in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2009, p160

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