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Super Easy Fudge Marble Pound Cake

I don't know about you, but these overcast, chilly days just make me want to snuggle up by a fire...and bake!  When it comes to the latter, I've recently been craving pound cake.  My grandmother used to make pound cake all of the time when I was little and ever since then, I've been a big fan. 

I'm an even bigger fan when I can make one by following a super simple recipe.  Enter Duncan Hines Fudge Marble Pound Cake.  The ingredient list for this tasty treat is short and made up of things you most likely already have on hand.  And the result is a beautiful and delicious pound cake.  I always use a bunt pan instead of two loaf pans, but other than that I follow the recipe below.


Marble Fudge Pound Cake
Ingredients:
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pans.
  2. Set aside cocoa packet from mix. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Measure 1 cup batter. Place in small bowl; stir in contents of reserved cocoa packet.
  3. Spoon half the yellow batter in each loaf pan. Spoon half the chocolate batter on top of yellow batter in each pan. Run knife through batters to marble.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Carefully loosen cakes from pans. Invert onto cooling racks. Cool completely. Cut cakes into slices.
For an extra dose of chocolate, I add in mini chocolate chips to the chocolate batter.  This cake is so yummy and stays moist and delicious for days and days!  Enjoy!

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