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       Title: Cafe Au Lait Cake
  Categories: New, Text, Import
       Yield: 4 servings
       3/4 lb butter, -- softened
       1/4 c  coffee-flavored liqueur
       1/3 c  instant coffee granules
       3/4 c  milk
         3 TB unsweetened cocoa powder
       1/3 c  confectioners' sugar
         2 c  granulated sugar
         1 ts pure vanilla extract
       1/2 ts salt
         5 lg eggs
         3 c  all-purpose flour
         1 ts baking powder
       1/2 ts baking soda
   :          Additional confectioners'
   :          sugar for garnish
   Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 10 inch tube
   pan. Heat liqueur and instant coffee in a small
   saucepan and stir until coffee dissolves. Add enough
   milk to equal 1 cup liquid and set aside. In a small
   bowl, whisk together cocoa powder and confectioners'
   sugar and set aside. In a large electric mixer bowl,
   beat butter until very soft. Add granulated sugar,
   vanilla and salt and beat until light. Add eggs one at
   a time and beat well after each addition. In a medium
   bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and soda.
   Fold flour mixture into butter mixture alternately
   with coffee liquid. Turn half batter into prepared pan
   and smooth surface. Using back of kitchen teaspoon,
   make an indentation 1/2 inch deep in batter. Spoon
   cocoa-confectioners' sugar mixture into depression.
   Spoon remaining batter over top of cocoa mixture.
   Using broad side of dinner knife, cut down through
   batter to bottom of pan, moving knife in zigzag
   pattern to create a marbled effect. Smooth batter
   surface with back of spoon. Bake 50-55 minutes or
   until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
   Remove cake from oven and cool in pan on rack 15
   minutes. Run knife around center tube and outer edge
   of pan. Carefully invert onto rack and cool to room
   temperature. Dust lightly with confectioners' sugar.
   If you don't want to use alcohol in this recipe, just
   use strong coffee.
   Recipe By     :THE DESSERT SHOW SHOW # DS3062
                                         Date: Tue, 29
   Oct 1996 22:59:57 -0500