Marble cake recipe

Marble Cake Recipe – Simple Chocolate Marble Cake

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Marble cake is a mix of vanilla and chocolate flavour. This cake can have many attractive designs with streaks of chocolate giving a marble appearance. Hence the name marble cake. This cake is rich in butter and has an amazing appetizing taste and smell.

Why you should try this marble cake

  • Simple recipe
  • Cooking time is under 50 minutes
  • Design of your choice
  • Amazing appetising taste
  • Delicious smell
  • Rich and buttery

Useful Tips for preparing marble cake

  • All ingredient used must be at room temperature
  • Always  use unsalted butter
  • Replacing 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour (from 1 ½ cup) with 2 tbsp milk powder can add more flavour to your cake. 
  • Adding cashew nuts into the batter will bring in more flavour.

How to cook marble cake

Dry ingredients

  • Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Sieve the above mix for 2 to 3 times. This mixes baking powder and baking soda evenly with flour. 

Wet Ingredients

  • Take the butter (at room temperature) and beat using an electric beater.  No electric beater, no worries, you can use a hand whisk. Beat until it is fluffy. 
  • Add powdered sugar in 3 intervals to the butter. Beat until the mixture becomes creamy. 
  • Add 2 eggs one after the other and beat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add vanilla essence to the above mix and beat nicely.
  • Finally add the sieved flour mixture and 1 cup milk in 3 intervals and beat in slow speed or mix using a spatula.. 
  • To mix the batter evenly, use a spatula. Vanilla portion of the batter is now ready.

Preparing the chocolate portion

  •  Add  the cocoa powder in 2 tbsp in a separate bowl and mix  nicely. This step is to remove any lumps.
  • Take 1/3rd portion of the vanilla batter into another bowl and add the above chocolate  mix. 
  • Mix it evenly to get the chocolate portion of the batter

Baking

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  • To the greased pan, pour the vanilla and cocoa portions at regular intervals to attain your desired design.
  • Since the white portion is more, you can pour 3 to 4 tbsp of white batter followed by 2 to 3 tbsp of chocolate butter. Use a skewer or fork and draw a design of your choice on the batter. 
  • Tap the cake tin multiple times to remove any air bubbles if present.
  • Place the baking tray or tin in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes
  • After 40 minutes insert a skewer (toothpick) into the cake and check if it’s ready. If it comes out clean, then your cake is ready. 
  • Take out the cake from the oven and let it to cool completely.

Greasing Techniques

  • It is preferred to grease the bottom and sides of the baking tray with oil or butter
  • Place a butter paper at the bottom and grease the top of the butter paper slightly.
  • Dust a small portion of the all-purpose flour on the bottom and sides of the tray. 
  • Pat nicely to remove any excess flour on the tray.
  • Grease the baking tray and make it ready before starting with batter preparations.

Marble cake design

  • Chocolate buttercream is the preferred topping for a marble cake.
  • Take 100 gram of butter at room temperature, beat until it is fluffy.
  • To the butter add 1 ½ cup powdered sugar and beat for 5 to 10 minutes until the mix is creamy. 
  • Add 2 tbsp melted dark chocolate and beat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Buttercream is now ready and you can spread the cream on top of your marble cake. 
Marble cake recipe

Marble Cake Recipe – Simple Chocolate Marble Cake

Marble cake is a mix of vanilla and chocolate flavour. This cake can have many attractive designs with streaks of chocolate giving a marble appearance. Hence the name marble cake. This cake is rich in butter and has an amazing appetizing taste and smell.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Snack

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cup All-purpose flour 
  • 1 ¼ cup Powdered sugar 
  • 1 ½ tsp Baking powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking soda
  • 100 gram Butter Unsalted
  • 2 numbers Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder

Instructions
 

Dry ingredients

  • Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Sieve the above mix for 2 to 3 times. This mixes baking powder and baking soda evenly with flour. 

Wet Ingredients

  • Take the butter (at room temperature) and beat using an electric beater.  No electric beater, no worries, you can use a hand whisk. Beat until it is fluffy. 
  • Add powdered sugar in 3 intervals to the butter. Beat until the mixture becomes creamy.
  • Add 2 eggs one after the other and beat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add vanilla essence to the above mix and beat nicely.
  • Finally add the sieved flour mixture and 1 cup milk in 3 intervals and beat in slow speed or mix using a spatula.
  • To mix the batter evenly, use a spatula. Vanilla portion of the batter is now ready.

Preparing the chocolate portion

  • Add  the cocoa powder in 2 tbsp in a separate bowl and mix  nicely. This step is to remove any lumps.
  • Take 1/3rd portion of the vanilla batter into another bowl and add the above chocolate  mix. 
  • Mix it evenly to get the chocolate portion of the batter

Baking

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  • To the greased pan, pour the vanilla and cocoa portions at regular intervals to attain your desired design.
  • Since the white portion is more, you can pour 3 to 4 tbsp of white batter followed by 2 to 3 tbsp of chocolate butter. Use a skewer or fork and draw a design of your choice on the batter. 
  • Tap the cake tin multiple times to remove any air bubbles if present.
  • Place the baking tray or tin in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes
  • After 40 minutes insert a skewer (toothpick) into the cake and check if it’s ready. If it comes out clean, then your cake is ready. 
  • Take out the cake from the oven and let it to cool completely.
Keyword Chocolate marble cake, Marble Cake, Marble Cake recipe

What ingredient makes a cake fluffy?

Butter is the main ingredient that makes the cake fluffy.

What does marble cake mean?

Marble cake is a mixture of vanilla and chocolate with streaks of chocolate giving a marble-like appearance. Hence the name marble cake.

Is cake flour the same as all-purpose flour?

All-purpose flour is harder and has higher protein content compared with cake flour. 

What is marble cake made of?

Marble cake is a mixture of vanilla and chocolate with streaks of chocolate giving a marble-like appearance. Hence the name marble cake. This cake is rich in butter and has an amazing appetizing taste and smell.


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