Marbled Chocolate Walnut Cake

Marbled Chocolate Walnut Cake


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This is a very pretty marbled cake and very easy to make. Makes a change from a straight chocolate cake for a birthday or special occasion.

Laria Tabul

Serves: 24 

  • 2 1/2 cups (310g) plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (90g) packed brown sugar
  • 65g butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 125g copha
  • 2 eggs
  • I cup (250ml) buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease and flour one 13x23cm cake tin.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup of the flour and the brown sugar, cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly, stir in the chopped nuts and set aside.
  3. In a double boiler or microwave melt chocolate chips and set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl mix the remaining 2 cups flour, white sugar, bicarb soda and salt. Add the copha, eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Blend and then beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Combine 1 cup of the batter and the melted cooled chocolate, mix well.
  6. Alternate spooning the light and the dark batters into the prepared cake tin. Cut through with a knife to marble. Sprinkle top with the reserved nut mixture.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Let cake cool and enjoy!

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