CNY bake 1: Marble Cake

January 17, 2012


200g margarine

180g sugar

4 eggs

225g self-raising flour (sieved)

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder (dissolved in a bit of soy milk)


1. Cream margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl at medium speed till smooth and fluffy.

2. At low speed, slowly pour the eggs (one at a time) and followed by the flour into butter mixture in 4 separate additions till well-combined.

3. Add vanilla essence.

4. Divide vanilla batter into 2 parts; 2/3 vanilla and 1/3 for mixing with cocoa powder.

5. Pour batter alternately (vanilla and chocolate) into a round baking tin.

6. Bake at 180 degrees for 35 minutes.

8. Remove cake from oven and insert a skewer in the middle of the cake and if it comes out clean, it means it is done.

Happy baking! 🙂


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