Marble Cake
Recipe type: Cakes
Cuisine: Baking
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Serves: 12
This delicious buttery cake is made with chocolate and vanilla cake batter that has been swirled together to create a marble effect.
  • 4 eggs (separated)
  • 250 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 2¼ cups self raising flour, sifted
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1½ tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Grease and flour a bundt tin (25 cm diameter) or round cake tin.
  3. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form.
  4. Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer. Gradually add egg yolks; mix well.
  5. Add flour and milk, alternately; stir.
  6. Gently fold in whisked egg whites.
  7. Divide mixture in half. Add cocoa and vanilla essence to one half of the mixture and carefully stir in.
  8. Add big spoonfuls of both light and dark mixtures alternately into cake tin. Pull a fork through the mixture once to make the swirl.
  9. Bake in a moderate oven about 50 -60 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Serve dusted with icing sugar.
  11. Serves 12
Recipe by A Spoonful of Sugar at