Nimi's Culinary Ventures

A bite of the Marbled Loaf !

Baking, cakes, flour, Snacks | February 18, 2011 | By

This year I have actually missed my blogging to a great extend.I’m trying to patch up… 🙂
Marble cakes and checkerboard cakes have always been my favs..Heres a recipe from Dorie Greenspan ‘s book..

2 cups and 2 tbsps of all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1 cup sugar
1/2  tsp salt
12 tbsps of butter at room temperature
4 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk

  • Preheat oven to 325 degree F and butter and dust a loaf pan with flour.
  • Whisk flour,baking powder and salt.
  • Beat the butter until smooth.Add sugar and beat for about 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.Beat in the vanilla.Add in  the flour mix  in three seperate additions along with the milk.Donot overbeat.
  • Now divide the batter equally and  to one part add Cocoa mix(2tbsp of cocoa powder +1/4 cup of milk)
  • Scrape both the batters in a loaf pan.
  • I baked the cake for about an hour in my oven.Bake till a skewer inserted comes out clean.


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    February 19, 2011

    may be a coincidence…bt Ioo posted marbled cake hw did the chocolate color came at the top??

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    Priya's Feast
    February 25, 2011

    Beautiful marble loaf,and the texture is also moist and soft unlike other usual loafs…Wud luv to have a bite on a slice… 🙂

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    February 25, 2011

    Marble cakes make me so nostalgic..The bakery bought cakes back in Kerala and memories associated with it :-)and your cakes looks gorgeous

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