a cake given a streaked, marblelike appearance by the incomplete mixing of dark, especially chocolate, and light batters.
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Origin of marble cake
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for marble cake
a cake with a marbled appearance obtained by incompletely mixing dark and light mixtures
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