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Neapolitan Cake

 Neapolitan Cake
I received this easy recipe from a friend. It's a pretty cake for birthday parties. I like to add some strawberry extract to the pink portion of the batter. —Marianne Waldman, Brimfield, Illinois
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 to 10 drops red food coloring
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Cocoa
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  • Confectioners' sugar, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil and eggs; beat on
  • low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Divide
  • batter into three equal portions.
  • Pour one portion into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  • Stir red food coloring into another portion; carefully spoon into
  • pan. Stir chocolate syrup and cocoa into remaining batter; carefully
  • spoon into pan. Do not swirl.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from
  • the pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners'
  • sugar if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 193 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.