Old Fashioned Marble Cake



Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)



Total Time

1hrs 20mins



Classic almond cake with marbled swirls of vanilla and chocolate.


  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter220 groom temperature
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar220 g
  • Egg icon
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour160 g
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds75 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder1 teaspoon
  • Milk icon
    Milk3 tablespoons
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract1 teaspoon
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder2 tablespoons

  • 1. Prepare a clean round pan with parchment paper
  • 2. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 3. Add salted butter and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Cream together until smooth
  • 5. Add egg to the batter one by one while mixing
  • 6. Add all purpose flour, ground almonds, baking powder, milk and vanilla extract to the batter
  • 7. Mix until just combined
  • 8. Transfer half of batter to medium bowl
  • 9. Add cocoa powder to the batter in one of the bowls
  • 10. Mix until just combined
  • 11. Transfer batter to round pan
  • 12. Swirl
  • 13. Bake until skewer tests clean - 45 min, 175°C
  • 14. Let cake cool before serving

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