marble cake

noun

Definition of marble cake

: a cake made with light and dark batter so as to have a mottled appearance

Examples of marble cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to Gigi, the cake was a marble cake with chocolate buttercream inside. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, 30 Apr. 2020 Elkridge Furnace Inn also made a spice and marble cake with buttercream frosting. John-john Williams Iv, baltimoresun.com, 10 June 2017

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First Known Use of marble cake

1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of marble cake was in 1859

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“Marble cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marble%20cake. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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