Classic Marble Cake
Updated: Apr 23, 2018
Feel like eating a chocolate cake? or vanilla cake? chocolate? or vanilla? When there is a dilemma, why not go ahead with this classic marble cake!
I still remember eating this beautiful marble cake when I was a kid - many many years ago - it was so nice, buttery, and the taste of both chocolate and vanilla in my mouth was really hard to forget - and resist :-)
225 gr butter, softened
200 gr sugar
225 gr self-raising flour
100 ml milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp cocoa powder
Heat the oven to 180 degree celcius and grease a 20 cm round cake tin.
Using mixer, beat the butter and then put in the sugar and beat them.
Add the eggs, one at a time and mix well after each edition.
Fold the flour, milk, and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth.
Divide the mixture into two bowls .
Stir the cocoa powder into one of the bowls.
Take two spoons and use them to put the chocolate and vanilla batter into the tin alternately.
Take a skewer and swirl it around the mixture in the tin a few times to create a marbled effect.
Bake the batter for 50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
Turn out onto a cooling rack and leave to cool.
I tend to use less sugar than most recipes as I try to reduce our sugar intake. If you prefer it to be more sweet, you need to add more sugar up to around 225 gr (same as the butter).