SIMPLE chocolate marble cake

Simple Chocolate Marble Cake





20 min


45 min



 Simple Chocolate Marble Cake

A very simple vanilla and chocolate, buttery cake with marbles effect.

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  • 200 gm ‏cake flour
  • ¼ tsp ‏baking powder
  • 200 gm ‏SALTED butter
  • 150 gms ‏fine caster sugar
  • 3 ‏eggs
  • 2 tsp ‏vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp ‏cocoa powder


  1. Sift the cake flour and baking powder into a bowl.  Set aside.
  2. Beat together the sugar and butter till smooth and creamy.
  3. Add one egg at a time, beating between each addition.
  4. Add the sifted ingredients and fold in just till incorporated.
  5. Divide the batter in to two equal portions. Sift the cocoa powder into one and add vanilla extract to the other. Mix once again with a spatula.
  6. Butter a  medium sized baking pan lightly and  line with grease-proof baking paper.
  7. Pour in the vanilla batter.  Tap gently on counter top.
  8. Now add ladles full of chocolate batter spaced evenly into the vanilla batter.
  9. Now take a table knife and create swish patterns through the batter without over mixing.
  10. Bake at 160ºC/320ºF for 40-50 minutes, till a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  11. Place baking pan on wire rack and leave to cool. Release the edges of the cake by going around it with a sharp knife and then invert.

Simple Chocolate Marble Cake


  • I always use salted butter . If you are using unsalted butter, add  an 8th of a teaspoon salt to the sifted flour mixture.
  • Add orange zest instead of vanilla extract for a different flavor.

Key Ingredients: Flour, Butter, Egg, Sugar, Cocoa, Baking powder, Vanilla.

Let us know if you tried it – Simple Chocolate Marble Cake.

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