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Chocolate marble cake

Marble cakes are one of my favourite cakes growing up. As a kid, I was always amazed by the waved like patterns in the cake. Turns out it is really easy to make it – all you need is a spoon to swirl the mixture around and the best part is that now I get to decide the types of swirls I want in my cake!



  1. 120g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  2. 225g self raising flour
  3. 100g caster sugar
  4. 4 large eggs (at room temperature)
  5. 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  6. 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  7. 4 tablespoon of non-fat yoghurt or greek yoghurt (tastes better with greek yoghurt)
  8. 50g of grated dark chocolate (optional)


Preparation time: 20 min
Baking time: 30-40 min

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Grease a loaf pan
  3. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy
  4. Add in the egg one at a time and continue to whisk
  5. Add in the yoghurt, one tablespoons at a time and 1 tsp of vanilla essence
  6. Sieve the flour into the mixture and fold it until a uniform texture is formed
  7. Split the batter into two
  8. Add in cocoa powder into one of the batter and mix it well
  9. Take 2 spoons and use them to dollop the chocolate and vanilla cake mixes into the tin alternately. Take a skewer and swirl it around the mixture in the tin a few times
  10. Place the loaf into the oven to bake for about 30-40min or when the skewer comes out clean

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