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Chocolate Marble Cake

For this Christmas, I am planning to make cakes, cookies, muffins and breads. This Chocolate Marble cake is a very simple recipe. It came out good and I am planning to give it to all my friends. Here is the recipe for the yummy Cake..

Time of Preparation : 1 hr 30 minutes
No of Servings : 12


  • Semi sweet chocolate chips – 1/2 cup
  • Milk – 1/4 cup
  • Butter – 1/2 cup (room temperature)
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Eggs – 2 (room temperature)
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Half and half – 1/4 cup
  • Sour cream or yogurt – 1/4 cup
  • All purpose flour – 1 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder – 2 tsp
  • Salt – 1/4 tsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Melt the semi sweet chocolate chips in milk and keep it aside.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt and keep it aside.
  3. Whisk the half and half, sour cream and vanilla extract and keep it aside.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar until soft.
  5. Add the eggs and beat them until smooth.
  6. Add the flour mixture and sour cream mixture alternatively little by little until they form a smooth dough.
  7. Seperate the dough into two halves and add beat the melted chocolate mixture to one half.
  8. Preheat the oven to 325 F and line a 9 x 5 inch baking sheet with a parchment paper.
  9. Add the white dough and the chocolate dough alternatively in the lined baking sheet and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.