Marble Cake

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Clarita Diaz

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Medium 👍


125 g unsalted butter (room temperature)
256 g whole-wheat flour
eggs (room temperature)
128 g caster sugar
64 g unsweetened cocoa powder
200 ml heavy cream
1¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Step 1/12

    • 125 g unsalted butter (room temperature)

    Pre-heat an oven to 350f. Cream the unsalted butter, until creamy and pale.

  • Step 2/12

    • 128 g caster sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract

    Add the caster sugar and vanilla extract. Mix well.

  • Step 3/12

    • 256 g whole-wheat flour
    • 1¼ tsp baking powder
    • ¼ tsp salt

    In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and salt.

  • Step 4/12

    • eggs (room temperature)

    Add the eggs, one at a time to the butter mixture. Mix until combined.

  • Step 5/12

    Add one-third of the flour mixture to the egg and butter mixture. Combine well.

  • Step 6/12

    • 200 ml heavy cream

    Add half of the heavy cream to the batter and combine.

  • Step 7/12

    Continue adding the flour mixture and heavy cream to the batter until fully combined.

  • Step 8/12

    Divide the butter in half in two separate bowls.

  • Step 9/12

    • 64 g unsweetened cocoa powder

    Add to one of the batters the cocoa powder and mix well.

  • Step 10/12

    Pour into a loaf pan the vanilla and cocoa batters by placing scoops of them, simulating a chess board.

  • Step 11/12

    Using a toothpick or a point sharp knife, mix gently, both batters, performing a wave-like shape.

  • Step 12/12

    Transfer to a pre-heated 350f oven and bake for 35’

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