Marble Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by fayz7912

This recipe took on a life of its own; I have not made it in years and years. My sister-in-law, to whom I gave it decades ago, just told me her grandchildren request it regularly! So I tried it again in my quest for the perfect marble cake, and sure enough, I was sitting on it all along! I use trans-fat free margarine, in tubs, suitable for baking.

Top Review by brokenburner

This was basically an average pound cake -- what put it over the top was how well it turned out! I was a bit disappointed that it didn't "swirl" more, but that's my fault, not the fault of the recipe. I've never made a marble cake using chocolate syrup... I wonder what would happen if I poured the batter in the pan and then just swirled the syrup through it?? I used soymilk to keep it nondairy, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly, and it turned out well. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream margarine and sugar very well.
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time.
  3. Combine milk and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla; add alternating with flour, baking powder and salt, sifted together. Beat well after each addition.
  4. Grease and flour 10" tube pan (or two large loaf pans).
  5. Turn 2/3 of the batter into the pan.
  6. To the remaining 1/3, add chocolate syrup mixed with baking soda and salt. Blend well and pour over batter in pan.
  7. Bake at 350 F for one hour or until done.

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