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Marble cake

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This is a delicious cake to make and a real crowd pleaser. It was submitted by one of our lovely BakingMad.com members.

 

Key Information

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  • Serves:8
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the chocolate cake

  • 125g 4½ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 125g 4½ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range) medium
  • 115g 4⅛ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Milk

For the vanilla sponge

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4) and grease a a large loaf tin (2lb).

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Make the chocolate sponge by beating the butter and caster sugar until light and creamy.

     

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  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Add one egg and stir until smooth, do the same with the second egg.

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    • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range)
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Sieve the flour and the cocoa powder into the mixture, add the milk and beat together until smooth.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 125g 4½ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Cocoa powder
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Milk
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Make the vanilla mixture in a separate bowl using the same method but substituting the cocoa powder for the vanilla extract.

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  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Add some of the chocolate mixture to the tin, followed by the vanilla mixture and then the remaining chocolate mixture and the remaining vanilla mixture. Mix the two mixtures together slightly just so that the mixture is swirled. Bake in the oven for 55 minutes.