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, "Gigi Hadid Confirms Her Pregnancy and Reveals Her Food Cravings on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"," 30 Apr. 2020 Elkridge Furnace Inn also made a spice and marble cake with buttercream frosting. John-john Williams Iv, baltimoresun.com, "Wedded: Michelle Simard and Ben Lowenthal were each other's 'library crush from afar'," 10 June 2017

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First Known Use of marble cake

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Marble cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marble%20cake. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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