Monday, December 4, 2017

Marble Swirl Pound Cake

Most of the time, pound cakes are baked as loaves though bundt cake pan works awesome to bake some ultimate pound cake. Pound cake is a super rich cake usually made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter,eggs and sugar. You can serve pound cake dusted with powdered sugar, lightly glazed or sometimes with a coat of icing. Wiki says that its believed that the pound cake have their origin from Northern Europe,which dates back to the early 1700's. But a recipe for pound cake is in the first American cookbook which was published in 1796. In France, we call Pound cake as Quatre quarts which means four quarters. Seriously just with 4 ingredients, pound cakes are just prefect to enjoy during anytime of the day.

Chocolate & Vanilla Marble Cake

You might have noticed that am running this week's blogging marathon with Pound Cake as theme, obviously i couldnt stop myself to bake this ultimate swirl marble pound cake. Its seriously a real surprise especially for kids while cutting the cake,yes they will be surprised definitely to see the swirls of both chocolate and vanilla patterns inside the cake. Since i baked this marble pound cake in bundt cake pan, i got prefect swirls and my kids loved this cake very much.

Marble Pound Cake, Chocolate &Vanilla Pound Cake

1+1/2cup All purpose flour
2nos Eggs
1/2cup Butter (room temperature)
1cup Sugar
1/4tsp Baking soda
1tsp Baking powder
1tsp Vanill extract
1/2cup Buttermilk
1/4tsp Salt
1/4cup Unsweetened Cocoa powder

Preheat the overn to 350F.

Combine and sift together the flour with baking soda,baking powder and salt.

Beat the butter and sugar together until they turns soft, add the eggs one by one, add the vanilla extract.

Add slowly the sifted flour,buttermilk and turn as smooth batter.

Divide the batter into two portions, add unsweetened cocoa powder to a batter, mix well while the other portion dont disturb it.

Marble Pound cake

Pour the vanilla cake batter in a greased bundt cake pan, and pour the chocolate cake batter on the top.

With a skewer make swirls  and bake for 35-40 minutes.

Remove the cake from the pan once the cake gets cool completely.



vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

The cake looks excellent , Lovely swirls and such a tempting cake . Loved reading about the pound cakes .

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, the pound cake has such wonderful texture! inviting..

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

What an inviting and tempting pound cake that is. Love that swirl pattern in it.

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Baking in a Bundt pan gives such an elegant look to a cake, doesn't it? Those swirls look perfect.

Jyoti Babel said... Reply To This Comment

The Cake looks very inviting! Give a slice of this cake and a cup of coffee. Bliss..

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

A tempting cake for sure.

Nisha said... Reply To This Comment

I love the color and the texture of the cake! They look so appealing.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Omg that looks so delicious. Love the marble pattern.