Marble Pound Cake

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Hi, thanks for stopping by, my name is Anna Kosti and I am 18 years old. I live in Larnaca, Cyprus, with my family and I am still going to high school. I fell in love with baking since the age of 9! I started with simple recipes to making complicated and fascinating desserts. I am planning to join university next year, overseas, to become a professional pastry chef.

Quick and Easy Marble Pound Cake recipe that needs less than 10 ingredients to make! Make sure to give this pound cake recipe a try and I am sure you will love it!

This pound cake is perfect for breakfast snack and afternoon snack! It incorporates both chocolate and vanilla flavour to give the perfect balance.

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It’s super easy to make and everyone will love it. It has a strong vanilla and chocolate flavour that tastes amazing. you can decorate it on top with some icing sugar or even prepare some chocolate ganache.

It’s a light but delicious sponge that combines both vanilla and chocolate flavours without being too heavy at all. It’s refreshing and perfect for all seasons as it uses orange juice and zest which gives a more fresh hint.

It can be stored at room temperature for up to 5 days in an airtight container.

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Marble Pound Cake

Preparation Time:

15 Minutes

Cooking Time:

45 Minutes

Total Time:

60 Minutes



Level of Difficulty:



It’s a light but delicious sponge that combines both vanilla and chocolate flavours without being too heavy at all.


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup orange juice + orange zest
  • 3 1/2 cups all
  • purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp drinking chocolate powder


  1. In a bowl using a whisk beat the eggs and the sugar until frothy.
  2. Add in your vanilla, baking powder, milk, vegetable oil, orange juice and zest. Mix until combined.
  3. Add the flour and mix until a thicker batter is formed.
  4. Now split the mixture in two bowls evenly and set one of them to the side. In the other bowl add in your chocolate powder and mix.
  5. Grease with non-stick cooking spray a loaf tin and place parchment paper on the bottom to prevent from sticking.
  6. Pour the mixture in the tin starting with your vanilla mixture and then the chocolate mixture. Using a knife make swirls to create a marble effect.
  7. Bake at 175°C for 45 Minutes! (until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean)

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