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 The cute confection was a mini marble cake topped with rainbow sprinkles and white candles. People Staff, Peoplemag, 1 Feb. 2023 This stunning marble cake stand is crafted with a polished black and white panda marble material that is both durable and extremely sturdy. Kaitlyn McInnis, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Jan. 2023 Think corn muffins, croissants, marble cake, and Danish sweet brioche. Kevin Vaughn, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 June 2022 Having chosen those, the designer directs the program to create structures that look like marble cake, a multicolored swirl of substances combined into a single material that gives in the right places and holds steady in others. Annalee Newitz, Discover Magazine, 28 May 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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