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Chocolate Marble Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins

This chocolate marble cake is moist and buttery. It is a perfect tea cake or a coffee cake and I bet you can't stop with just one slice. The quick video recipe has step by step instructions to guide you.

Course: Cakes
Keyword: chocolate marble cake, coffee cake, marble cake, marble cake recipes, tea cakes
Servings: 12
Author: Teena Agnel
  • 2 cups or (240g) all-purpose flour/maida
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 and 3/4 cup or (200 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 and 1/3 cup or (265g) sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup 80ml milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla batter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius. Line an 8*3 inch pan with baking paper and dust with flour.
  2. Sift together all purpose flour + baking powder + salt and keep aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat together butter + sugar until soft and fluffy.
  4. To this add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping off the sides. ( Do not over beat)
  5. Add vanilla and mix again.
  6. Now add the flour little at a time and mix well again taking care not to overbeat.

  7. Stir in milk and fold the batter well.
  1. Transfer 1/4 cup of batter into a small bowl.
  2. To this add cocoa powder + milk and mix well.
  1. Pour 1/3 of white batter / 1st batter into the cake pan. Place a few lumps of brown batter/chocolate batter randomly. Take a chopstick or a toothpick and create swirls in a small circular motion across the cake.

  2. Alternate with white batter and then brown batter till the batter is over.
  3. Bake for 65 to 70 minutes or till a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
Recipe Notes

You can create a swirl with jam, jellies or food color.