Monday, January 12, 2015

Magic swirl cake

I love making this simple, easy and fun cake.


    • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3 eggs
    • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

    • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda, divided
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup buttermilk or use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup
    • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Syrup
    • 1 cup  Sweetened Coconut Flakes


      1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan.
      2. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, l teaspoon baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
      3. Measure 2 cups batter in small bowl; stir in syrup and remaining 1/4 teaspoon baking soda. Add coconut, if desired, to remaining vanilla batter; pour into prepared pan. Pour chocolate batter over vanilla batter in pan; do not mix.
      4. Bake 60 to 70 minutes . Cool l5 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely; glaze or frost as desired. Makes 12 servings.
      * To make buttermilk : Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.



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