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Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

Celebrating 6 years of flavour: delicious Marble Cake to mark Alida’s Food Anniversary

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Marble Cake was the chosen delight to commemorate this special occasion. Six years of flavour-sharing, always with your best feedback.

This Marble Cake recipe is unique, not only because it’s a classic in my family but also because it holds significant meaning for this special and festive occasion.

This traditionally simple yet elegantly crafted cake has been a beloved part of many celebrations over the years. By selecting this recipe to mark this sixth anniversary, I aim to not only celebrate this culinary journey but also share a slice of history and tradition with you. Just as Marble Cake is a perfect blend of distinct flavours, this journey over the years has been a mix of unique experiences, exciting challenges and many kitchen joys shared.

So, I invite you to join me on this special occasion as we celebrate not only the marble cake but also the unforgettable moments and delicious memories created throughout our journey.

May this cake serve as a reminder of the simple pleasures and happiness found in the kitchen, and may we continue to share many more culinary adventures together in the years to come. Thank you for being part of this journey with me and allowing me to celebrate this significant milestone in style.

 

Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

Marble Cake, a recipe everyone loves

Marble Cake, with its vivid appearance and irresistible taste, is more than just a cake. It’s a celebration of simplicity and tradition, a warm reminder of moments shared around the kitchen table. This much-loved cake is cherished for several reasons:

  1. Versatility: One of Marble Cake’s most charming features is its versatility. By combining the richness of chocolate with the smoothness of the simple cake, this cake pleases all palates. Additionally, you can diversify the flavours, such as adding vanilla, citrus zest, almond extract, or even a pinch of cinnamon for an extra flavour kick. Or in the chocolate batter, replacing cocoa with matcha powder for a visually stunning effect.
  2. Visually appealing marbling: One of the most distinctive features of Marble Cake is its marbled appearance. The intertwining swirls of chocolate create a visually stunning pattern that is as beautiful as it is tasty. Discover tips and tricks for ensuring a perfect marble effect, from the correct mixing technique to the ideal batter consistency, the famous “zebra cake.”
  3. Simplicity in preparation: Despite its sophisticated appearance, Marble Cake is surprisingly simple to make. With common ingredients found in most kitchen pantries, such as oat flour, eggs and cocoa powder, this recipe is an accessible and easy choice for any occasion. Additionally, further down you’ll find practical tips to ensure your cake turns out perfect every time.
  4. Tradition and comfort: For many people, Marble Cake is more than just a dessert, it’s a family tradition passed down from generation to generation. From lazy Sunday afternoons to special celebrations, this simple cake is a symbol of comfort and connection.

 

Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

How to prepare the perfect Marble Cake

Marble Cake may seem like a stunning culinary masterpiece, but for some, it may come with a few intriguing questions.

Here are my tips for creating the perfect marble cake:

  1. Creating the perfect marbling: One of the biggest concerns when making a Marble Cake is how to achieve that perfect swirl of chocolate and simple cake. The key to success lies in the mixing technique. By alternately adding the chocolate and simple cake to the pan and using a knife or toothpick to gently swirl the layers, you’ll create the desired marbled pattern.
  2. Preventing chocolate from sinking: Another common concern is the chocolate sinking into the batter during baking. To prevent this, make sure the chocolate batter isn’t too thick. If it’s too thick, thin it out with a little milk until it reaches the desired consistency. Additionally, when adding the chocolate batter to the pan, spread it evenly to ensure even distribution.
  3. Best way to store the cake: After baking your Marble Cake, the question arises of how to store it correctly to maintain its freshness and flavour. The best option is to wrap it in plastic wrap or place it in an airtight container and store it at room temperature for up to three days. For longer shelf life, you can refrigerate it for up to a week or freeze it for up to three months.
  4. Sifting the out flour: This step é essencial to ensure the quality of cake batter and other desserts. This process breaks up clumps, aerating the oat flour for a smoother and more uniform texture. Additionally, it aids in incorporating dry ingredients and in the even distribution of baking power, resulting in lighter and softer cakes.

These are some details I always keep in mind when preparing this cake.

Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

What you’ll need to prepare this beautiful Marble Cake

  • Oat flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Olive oil
  • Cocoa powder

These ingredients are essential for creating the base of your cake and ensuring it turns out delicious and moist.

To prepare your Marble Cake, follow these simple steps:

  1. First, mix all the dry ingredients, except the cocoa, in a large bowl.
  2. Next, add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture and mix well until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Divide the batter into two bowls and add the cocoa to one of them, mixing until well incorporated.
  4. Grease a cake tin with butter and pour the cocoa batter into the base.
  5. Then, pour the white batter on top of the cocoa batter.
  6. Use a spatula or a toothpick to create a marbled effect in the batter by gently swirling the two colors.
  7. Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 170°C for about 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool before removing it from the tin and serving.

Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

Other Perfect Cakes for Celebrations

Now, check out the detailed list of ingredients, prepare your cake and let’s blow out the candles together!

 

Marble Cake Recipe Alida's Food

Marble Cake

Prep time:10 minutes
Cook Time:50 minutes
Category: Dessert
Portions: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 6 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cup yogurt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cacao powder

Instructions

  • First, mix all the dry ingredients, except the cocoa, in a large bowl.
  • Next, add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture and mix well until you have a smooth batter.
  • Divide the batter into two bowls and add the cocoa to one of them, mixing until well incorporated.
  • Grease a cake tin with butter and pour the cocoa batter into the base.
  • Then, pour the white batter on top of the cocoa batter.
  • Use a spatula or a toothpick to create a marbled effect in the batter by gently swirling the two colours.
  • Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 170°C for about 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool before removing it from the tin and serving.

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