American Style Marble Cake


American Style Marble Cake

A traditional German Marble Cake
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 20 people


For the cake mixture:-

  • 300 gm Soft margarine or Butter 1 3/8cups
  • 275 gm Sugar 1 1/4 cups
  • 2 - Vanila essence
  • 5 - Rum essence optional
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 5 nos Eggs medium
  • 375 gm Allpurpose flour 3 3/4 cups, Maida
  • 4 level Baking powder
  • Milk about 2 tsp
  • 20 gm Cocoa powder 2 tbsp
  • 20 gm Sugar 2 tbsp
  • 1 - Milk

For dusting:-

  • Some icing(confectioner`s) sugar


  • Preheat the oven at the top and bottom. Grease the mould.
  • Stir the soft margarine(or butter) with a hand mixer with whisk until it becomes smooth and homogenous.
  • Gradually add the sugar, vanilla sugar, rum flavouring and salt, and stir until the mixture thickens.
  • Add 1 egg at a time, whisking each one for about 1/2 minute at the highest setting(very fast).
  • Mix together the flour and baking powder, sift and add to the margarine and egg mixture in 2 stages, alternating with the milk, stirring briefly with a mixer set at the medium setting.
  • Spoon two-third of the cake mixture into the greased tin(mould).
  • Sift the cocoa powder and add to the rest of the cake mixture together with the milk and sugar.
  • Spoon(put) the dark-coloured cake mixture on the top of the light-coloured cake mixture and drag a fork or spoon through the two layers in a spiral movement to create a marbled pattern.
  • Put the mould(tin) on a shelf in the oven.
  • On Top/bottom heat: 180ªC(350ªF)-preheated Fan oven: 160ªC(325ªF)-not preheated Baking Time:- about 60 minutes
  • Type of Mould:- You need a ring shape(gugelhupf) mould of 24 cm(9 1/2 inches) diameter or A well greased rectangular tin(35*11 cm/ 14*4 1/2 inches).
  • Ater about 15 mins in the oven, make a cut about 1 cm in deep in the middle along the length of the cake to ensure a neat crack in the centre and continue baking.
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