How to prepare Zebra Striped marble cake
Recipe Source-Azerbaijan Cookbook
Prep time -under 15 mins
Bake time – 40 mins
Yields -one 9-inch (23 cm) round cake
Sugar – 1 cup (granulated )
Eggs – 4
Milk – 1 cup (room temperature)
Oil – 1 cup (any flavourless oil)
Vanilla essence -1/2 tsp
All purpose flour/Maida -2 cups
Baking powder -1 tbsp
Cocoa powder -2 tbsp
9 inch round Cake pan
Preheat the oven to 350F (180C)
Sieve maida with baking powder three time and keep it aside.
Sieve cocoa powder separately if there are any lumps.
Beat the eggs well with an electric hand mixer or wire whisk.
Add sugar and beat until the mixture is creamy.
Add milk + oil + Vanilla essence and mix well.
Fold in maida/ all purpose flour gently.
How to bring Zebra strip effect
Now pour 1/4 cup of plain batter in the center of the baking pan.(pic 1 CW)
Then pour 1/4 cup of cocoa batter on top of the vanilla batter in the center (pic -2)
Do not disturb or try to shake it or wait for it to spread or tilt the pan for it to spread. It will spread by itself. Keep on pouring both the batter alternatively until all the batter is over. Pic -3
Bake in a pre heated oven for about 40 minutes or until a toothprick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Remove the cake from the oven, loosen the sides of the cake with a knife and invert it on a plate. Leave it to cool.Then you can cut it and enjoy your Zebra cake!
I packed it for my daughter’s friends and they enjoyed it a lot.
Surprise your family by preparing this easy Zebra marble cake and do let me know how it turned out.