Marble cake

  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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This marble cake is ideal for a party or to share with friends or family! It’s very delicious, has a great presentation and everyone will like the mixture of flavors that the cake offers!! Serve with tea or coffee! Bon appetit!

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  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) chocolate powder
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) softened margarine
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Port wine
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters / (9 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar, margarine and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the eggs, the Port wine and mix for 4 t 5 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Divide the dough in two parts. In one of the parts beat the chocolate powder for 2 to 3 minutes to incorporate. In the cake pan, pour the dough alternately with a spoon, one with chocolate and the other with the remaining cream and so on until finish the dough.Marble cake | Food From PortugalMarble cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. Remove the cake from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve.

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Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices):

Calories: 236
Total Fat: 13.5 g(21%)
Saturated Fat: 3 g(15%)
Cholesterol: 58 mg(19%)
Sodium: 170 mg(7%)
Total Carbohydrate: 25.5 g(8%)
Protein: 3.5 g


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