Chocolate and Pumpkin Zebra Cake
Chocolate and Pumpkin Zebra Cake
  • prep: 1 hr 25 min
  • cook: 3 hr 25 min
  • total: 4 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    You don't need mystical powers to conjure the magical swirl in this spooky cake that's perfect for a Halloween party. Alternating layers of chocolate and pumpkin cake batters create a stunning zebra-stripe effect.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pan
    • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin purée
    • 1 cup whole milk, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3 cups sugar
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
    • Orange food coloring (optional)
    • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
    • Black gel food coloring (optional)
    • 24 ounces high-quality semisweet chocolate, chopped
    • 3 cups heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
    • 2 (9") round cake pans; a candy thermometer; plastic spider rings (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1377 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 88 g 135.74%
    • Saturated Fat: 54 g 271.86%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 204 mg 68.16%
    • Sodium: 645 mg 26.87%
    • Calcium: 139 mg 13.85%
    • Potassium: 204 mg 5.82%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.02%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 114 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.33%
    • Sugar: 80 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 50.41%
    • Vitamin C 1.08%
    • Vitamin D 14.79%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat17
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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