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This rich and buttery Portuguese cocoa marble cake recipe (receita de bolo mármore) contains chunks of chocolate as well.
Portuguese Cocoa Marble Cake Recipe
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Portuguese Cocoa Marble Cake Recipe

Portuguese Cocoa Marble Cake Recipe

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1 cup of butter2 cups and 2 tablespoons of flour1 and 1/4 cup of brown sugar5 eggs1 teaspoon of baking powderJuice of 1 orange2 tablespoons of cocoa powderChocolate chunks (to taste) Get Portuguese ingredients & other stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff from Amazon.com
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  1. Beat the butter well with the sugar until it's smooth. 
  2. Then add the eggs, one by one stirring between each addition. 
  3. Sift the flour with the baking powder and add it to the mixture.
  4. Finally, add the orange juice and beat well until a homogeneous batter is obtained.
  5. Remove 1/3 of the dough, add the cocoa powder to it and mix well.
  6. In a greased form, place the white batter.
  7. Add some chocolate chunks on top.
  8. Finally, add the batter with the cocoa powder on top, stick in a spoon handle all the way to the bottom, and slide it from side to side a few times to mix/blend in the cocoa batter a little with the white batter.
  9. Bake at 190ºC or 375ºF for about 45 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: ratatuidospobres.blogspot.pt *

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