Easy Marble Cake with a fabulous chocolate frosting. Perfect for a party or simply to have on your own with a cup of tea!
This delicious recipe has been generously shared by one of our great cooks, Adelenne. She's always coming up with great recipes which she either invents herself or adapts from various cookbooks to make her own. Adelenne has always got a tasty recipe or two to share with us. Here, we have Adelenne's recipe for her Easy Marble cake which she has made several times since it's always a family favourite. So let's see how Adelenne makes her Easy Marble Cake
Recipe by Adelenne Lee

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 - 45 minutes

Yield: 8 Persons

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Ingredients

The Cake :

1 cup / 250 g butter, soften
1 cup / 200 g castor sugar / super fine sugar / bakers sugar
1 1/2 / 190 g cups AP flour
2 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup / 30 g cocoa powder
1/4 cup / 60 ml milk

The frosting:

2 cups of whipping cream
2tbsp of butter
1 cup of chocolate chips
2 tbs powdered sugar
Hersheys Chocolate Sauce (optional for drizzling on the top)

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 180C, 350F, Gas 4

2. Grease and line a loaf tin.

3. Sift flour and baking powder.

4. Beat eggs and add vanilla in a bowl.

5. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.

6. Add egg mixture, a little at a time.

7. Add half the flour, then milk, then the rest of flour.

8. Divide cake batter mixture into 2 bowls.

9. Sift cocoa into one of the bowls and and mix.

10. Alternate spoonful of vanilla and chocolate cake mixture into tin.

11. Use a skewer to swirl around the mixture.

12. Bake 35-45 mins or until skewer comes out clean.

For the Mousse Frosting:

1. Put cream, butter and choc chips in a heavy base pot and heat till smooth. Let cool completely.

2. Using a mixer with a paddle attachment, whip the chocolate mixture with the sugar until fluffy.

3. Spread on the top of the cake and sides.

For serving you can also drizzle some Hershey's Chocolate Sauce for an extra hit of chocolate!

Easy Marble Cake with a fabulous chocolate frosting. Perfect for a party or simply to have on your own with a cup of tea!

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Easy Marble Cake with a fabulous chocolate frosting. Perfect for a party or simply to have on your own with a cup of tea!
Easy Marble Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Servings: 8
Ingredients
The Cake :
  • 1 cup / 250 g butter soften
  • 1 cup / 200 g castor sugar / super fine sugar / bakers sugar
  • 1 1/2 / 190 g cups AP flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup / 30 g cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup / 60 ml milk
The frosting:
  • 2 cups of whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 2 tbs powdered sugar
  • Hersheys Chocolate Sauce optional for drizzling on the top
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C, 350F, Gas 4. Grease and line a loaf tin.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder.
  3. Beat eggs and add vanilla in a bowl. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Add egg mixture, a little at a time.
  4. Add half the flour, then milk, then the rest of flour. Divide cake batter mixture into 2 bowls.
  5. Sift cocoa into one of the bowls and and mix. Alternate spoonful of vanilla and chocolate cake mixture into tin.
  6. Use a skewer to swirl around the mixture.
  7. Bake 35-45 mins or until skewer comes out clean.
For the Mousse Frosting:
  1. Put cream, butter and choc chips in a heavy base pot and heat till smooth. Let cool completely.
  2. Using a mixer with a paddle attachment, whip the chocolate mixture with the sugar until fluffy.
  3. Spread on the top of the cake and sides.
  4. For serving you can also drizzle some Hershey's Chocolate Sauce for an extra hit of chocolate!
Easy Marble Cake with a fabulous chocolate frosting. Perfect for a party or simply to have on your own with a cup of tea!
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