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Friday, April 03, 2009

Marble Cake


4 oz butter, softened
4 oz caster (superfine) sugar
2 eggs, beaten
8 oz self raising flour, sieved
1 oz cocoa powder, sieved
1 pot of single cream

Marble Cake

Cooking Method:

1- Lightly grease a baking tin (any shape you prefer)
2- Pre-heat oven to 180c (gas mark 4).
3- In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar with an electric whisk.
4- Add the beaten egg a little at a time, whisking well after each addition
5- Add the cream and whisk.
6- Fold the flour into the creamed mixture carefully, then spoon half of the mixture into a separate mixing bowl.
7- Fold the cocoa powder into one bowl and mix gently.
8- Place spoonfuls of each of the mixtures alternately into the baking tin, then drag a skewer through the mixture to create a marbled effect.
8- Bake in a preheated oven, 180c (gas mark 4) for 45 minutes until well risen and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
9- Leave the cake to cool in the tin before turning out onto a wire rack.


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