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Marble Cake

Marble Cake - moist, chocolatey and oh-so tasty marble cake that is a cinch to make.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 -16
Calories 467kcal
Author Imma


  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 3 extra large eggs yolk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure almond flavor
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 3 cups Cake flour
  • 2 ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder use a good brand it makes all the difference
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee powder


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan .Set aside
  • Mix together cake flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, and sugar together using a mixer for about 2 minutes, then add sour cream beat until light and fluffy. It will take approximately 4-5 minutes altogether.
  • Beat eggs and egg yolk in a separate bowl , and then add flour mixture and the egg mixture alternating between the both of them, beginning and ending with the flour to the butter mixture.
  • Stir in the vanilla and the almond extracts, scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl, mix the cocoa powder, coffee and hot water together to make a smooth chocolate paste
  • Fold in the chocolate paste with about 1/3 of the cake batter. Mix well until fully incorporated, alternating spoon vanilla and chocolate layers into prepared pan to simulate a checkerboard.
  • With a large spoon, cut and twist through batters to obtain marbled effect. Tap the pan firmly to remove air pockets.
  • Bake cake until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean, 45–50minutes. Transfer to a wire rack. Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes


Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 0.8mg