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                             Marble Pound Cake
 Recipe By     : The Woman’s Day Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cakes/Pies
                 Dessert                          Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/3  Cups          All-purpose flour
    1 1/2  Teaspoons     Baking Powder
      1/4  Teaspoon      Salt
    2      Sticks        Butter -- room temperature
    1 2/3  Cups          Granulated sugar
    5      Large         Eggs
    1 1/2  Teaspoons     Almond extract
    3      Ounces        Semisweet chocolate chips (1/2 Cup) -- melted
                         Confectioner’s sugar -- optional
 1.  Heat the oven to 325F.  Grease and lightly flour a 10-cup Bundt or
 fluted tube pan.
 2.  In a small bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer until
 3.  In a large bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer until
 smooth.  Add the sugar and beat until pale and fluffy.
 4.  Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
 Beat in the almond extract.
 5.  With the mixer on low speed, beat in the flour mixture until
 6.  Put about 1 1/2 cups of the batter into a small bowl.  Stir in the
 melted chocolate until well blended.
 7.  Alternately put large spoonfuls of white and chocolate batter
 into the prepared pan.  Swirl gently with a thin knife to marbleize
 the batter slightly.  Tap the pan on the countertop to remove any air
 8.  Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near
 the center of the cake comes out clean.  Set the pan on a wire rack to
 cool for 20 minutes.  Invert the cake onto the rack and cool
 completely.  Just before serving, sift confectioner’s sugar over the