Chocolate drizzled marble cake

By Drum Digital
24 April 2015

This is a must-make cake especially if you want to impress your.

Serves: 6

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 50 min

Melted butter, to grease

600 ml self-raising flour, plus extra to dust

375 ml (1½ c) caster sugar

250 g butter, at room temperature

4 eggs

7 ml (1½ t) vanilla essence

125 ml (½ c) milk

30 ml (2 T) cocoa powder, sifted

7 ml (1½ t) ground cinnamon

30 ml (2 T) milk, extra


30 ml (2 T) cocoa powder

250 ml (1 c) icing sugar

2,5 ml (½ t) ground cinnamon

15 ml (1 T) water

Preheat the oven to 170 °C. Brush a 22 cm, 2-litre fluted ring cake pan with the melted butter to grease well. Dust lightly with extra flour, tapping out any excess.

1. Place the flour, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla and milk in a large mixing bowl and beat until combined.

2. Transfer half the mixture to a separate bowl. Mix the cocoa powder, cinnamon and extra milk into a smooth paste and add it to one portion of the batter. Use a spatula or wooden spoon to mix until well combined.

3. Drop alternate spoonful’s of the vanilla and chocolate cake batters into the greased pan and use a butter knife to swirl together to create a marbled effect.

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