Friday, March 4, 2011

Marble Cake by Chef shireen anwar

Serving: 8 people

Butter                                          6 ounces or 150 grams
Caster sugar                             6 ounces (measure it then grind it)
Flour (Maida)                             6 ounces
Eggs                                           3
Vanilla essence                        1 tsp
Cocoa powder                          1 tbsp
Milk                                             2 tbsp
Baking powder                          1 1/2 tsp
Pink and yellow color                few drops.

-       Beat butter and sugar till it is creamy.
-       Sieve flour (Baking) and baking powder (3 times)
-       Start adding eggs one by one in butter and sugar mixture, alternating with 1 tbsp of sieved flour (means add 1 egg, then beat, add 1 tbsp of sieved flour and beat, then again add another egg, and 1 tbsp of sieved flour).
-       Now add vanilla essence. Then fold the remaining flour in the mixture (with wooden spoon or spatula, do not use beater).
-       Divide the batter in 3 portions. Add pink color in one part, yellow color in second part, and in third part coco powder paste mixed with 2 tbsp of milk.
-       Grease the loaf pan, add the 3 batters alternating each other, first add coco, then pink then yellow, and so on, as shown in picture below. (you can also make in round cake pan)

-       Lastly add swirls with knife or tooth pick to give a marble effect

-       Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 190 0C.
-       After baking cool it and cut slices.

1 comment:

  1. i tried this recipe and it resulted in a good shape and a delicious cake ......,
    I really loved it ...
    many thanks for sharing this recipe :)