Marble cake is a classic memory from teenage cooking !! My mom used to make this for me and my siblings. I used to enjoy seeing the marble effect on the cake. Now when I make this for my kids, I use different colours to make the cake look attractive but the vanilla and chocolate combination is my personal favourite.
This can be made in different flavours too. My other experiment in this section turned out really well and I tried a combination of Orange and Chocolate……..(Orange and chocolate marble cake – I will be posting this recipe soon…..).
So lets get going……
- Softened Butter – 225 gms
- Sugar – 225 gms
- Flour – 225 gms
- Baking Powder – 1 tsp
- Baking Soda – 1/2tsp
- Warm Milk – 3 tbsp
- Cocoa Powder – 4 tbsp
- Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp
- Eggs – 4
- Oil for greasing
- Beat the butter and sugar together, then add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Fold through the flour, milk and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth. Divide the mixture between 2 bowls.
- Stir the cocoa powder into the mixture in one of the bowls.
- Take 2 spoons and use them to dollop of the chocolate and vanilla cake mixes into the tin alternately.
- When all the mixture has been used up, tap the bottom on your work surface to ensure that there isn’t any air bubble.
- Take a skewer and swirl it around the mixture in the tin a few times to create a marbled effect.
- Bake the cake for 45 – 55 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
- Turn out onto a cooling rack and leave to cool.