Desserts, Vegetarian

Marble Cake

Cooking method:

Food Processor
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 1h 5 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 10 people

Marble Cake

This recipes is simply delicious. A moist vanilla sponge with streaks of delicious chocolate cake.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Dairy


  • 200g cake butter (melted)
  • 200g white sugar
  • 190g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 10g cocoa powder
  • 85g icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon
  • 60g milk chocolate

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  • Step 1

    Begin by preheating your oven to 170c degrees.

  • Step 2

    Using the bowl of your food processor along with the dough blade, add the melted cake butter and white sugar, select low for approximately 10-20 seconds to allow the butter and sugar to mix.

  • Step 3

    Now add the eggs, vanilla extract and flour and select low again for approximately 20 seconds to combine the dry and wet ingredients together.

  • Step 4

    Separate half of the batter into a mixing bowl, mix half with cocoa powder and gently mix the batter.

  • Step 5

    Line a loaf tin with greaseproof paper, pour the white cake batter first, then the chocolate batter, repeat the process. Bang the loaf tin on a kitchen unit to remove any air bubbles.

  • Step 6

    Cover with tin foil and bake for approximately 30 minutes, then remove the tin foil and bake for a further 10-15 minutes – pierce to check the loaf has baked through.

  • Step 7

    Allow the loaf to cool completely.

  • Step 8

    When the loaf has cooled completely, prepare the glaze by mixing the icing sugar and lemon juice together until you achieve a thick glaze, pour over the loaf and allow it to cool.

  • Step 9

    Melt the chocolate over hot water and drizzle over the icing.