A couple of days ago, my dad’s aunt and uncle came over to our house. This gave me an opportunity to make something I haven’t baked before, so I made a delicious marble cake. I used my own recipe for the marble cake and my dad’s aunt and uncle loved it! The trick to make the marble effect in the cake, is the way you put the batter into the cake pan. I made the basic chocolate and vanilla marble cake, but you can make many different variations of the cake like raspberry and chocolate. If you would like to know how I made this cake, look below the pictures for the recipe.
Makes 1 8in. Or 9in. Loaf Cake
2 sticks of organic unsalted butter
1 cup of granulated sugar
4 organic eggs
1 ¼ cups of organic all purpose flour
¼ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp. of baking powder
¼ of a tsp. of kosher sea salt
2 tsp. of pure vanilla extract
1.Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Grease your loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.
2.With an electric mixer, beat butter until nice and creamy. Then add sugar mixing well until the mixture is light and fluffy.
3.Then add the eggs one at a time beating at medium-high speed.
4.In one small bowl whisk together ¾ cup of flour, 1tsp. of baking powder, and 1/8 tsp. of salt. In another small bowl, whisk ½ cup of flour, ¼ cup of cocoa, 1tsp. of baking powder, and 1/8 tsp. of salt.
5.Add ½ of the butter, sugar and egg mixture to one small bowl and the other ½ of the mixture to the other small bowl.
6. Finally mix in 1 tsp. of vanilla extract to each bowl.
7.To put the batter in the pan, take a big spoon and put one spoonful of vanilla batter at a corner. Then take one spoonful of chocolate batter, and spoon it next to the vanilla. Next take another spoonful of vanilla batter and put it on the other side of the chocolate.
8.After you have done this to fill the pan, do the same thing on top for another layer until the batter is finished.
9.Then take a toothpick and swirl it through the batter to get a marble effect.
10.Bake for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted into the cake comes out clean.
*Most of the ingredients I use are organic and it makes a big difference in taste for the cake, but you may use non-organic ingredients if you prefer