Marble cake made its way to america with german immigrants before the civil war originally the cakes were marbled with molasses and spices in 1889 a recipe appeared in a popular cookbook that took advantage of american rsquo s obsession with chocolate and replaced molasses with chocolate.

Powdered sugar ndash for dusting on top of the cake optional how to make marble cake make the yellow cake batter use the swaps listed in the ingredients and beat the batter with an electric mixer for 2 minutes mix in the cocoa scoop about a third of the yellow cake batter into a bowl and stir in the cocoa powder.

Marble cake is a wonderful old fashioned baked good as pretty as it is delicious the idea of marbling two different colored batters into a cake originated in nineteenth century germany then made its way to america with german immigrants before the civil war.

German spaetzle are originally from baden wuerttemberg the region around stuttgart karlsruhe and freiburg german spaetzle served with fried onions and cheese are called ldquo cheese spaetzle rdquo and this is a meal for itself that tastes awesome with a mixed salad to make them you can use a spaetzle maker like shown on the photo below.

German beef rouladen or beef rolls is a very delicious and popular german recipe it is not only popular during the holidays it is served for sunday lunches when the whole family and friends get together.

Chocolate marble sheet cake recipe swirl chocolate and yellow cake batter together in this marble sheetcake recipe and top with a rich mocha frosting 29 of 45 view all bake a cake that would make mama proud german chocolate cakes are known for being rich indulgent cakes so enjoy a slice with a glass of milk 45 of 45 view all.