Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sandy’s Neapolitan Cake

| January 7, 2019

Here’s an amazing and simple cake! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Sandy’s Neapolitan Cake


1 package yellow cake mix
1 cup water
1/4 cup canola oil
3 eggs
10 drops red food coloring
1/4 cup chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon baking cocoa
confectioners’ sugar – optional


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for two minutes.

~Divide batter into three equal portions. Pour one portion into a greased and floured 10″ fluted tube pan. Stir red food coloring into another portion. Carefully spoon into pan. Stir chocolate syrup and cocoa into remaining batter. Carefully spoon into pan. Do not swirl.

~Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

~Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners’ sugar, if desired.

Submitted by Sandy F.

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