Chocolate & Orange Marble Cake

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a deep 9-inch tube pan and dust with flour, put aside until needed.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Next beat in the eggs, one at a time then add vanilla.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk, making 3 additions of dry and 2 of the milk.
  • Put half the batter in a smaller bowl and stir in the melted chocolate chips and cocoa. Mix well.
  • Stir the orange rind and liquer into the remaining batter.
  • Pour half the orange batter into the a prepared tube pan.
  • Then in a random fashion spoon the chocolate batter overtop of the orange batter and finish with the rest of the orange batter.
  • Swirl a knife, through the batter to create marble effect.
  • Bake in 350°F oven for about 1 hour check and see if cake is done, if not keep in until a skewer inserted in centre of cake comes out clean, shouldn't take longer than 1 to 1 1/4 hours.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack to cool.
  • When ready to serve dust with a little icing sugar.