Marble Pound Cake

March, 12/2023 - 08:38
With baker Trần Quỳnh Chi from The Warm Oven CS
Baker Trần Quỳnh Chi from The Warm Oven CS

Trần Quỳnh Chi, a self-taught baker, is the owner of an online bakery named The Warm Oven CS. Using the finest ingredients and having a reasonable price range, her bakery is one of the most popular online bakeries on Instagram with nearly 600 followers.

Chi’s Marble Pound Cake recipe is a classic combination of vanilla and chocolate. The cake is reduced in sugar and butter but still retains its moisture and fluffiness, and is one of her bestsellers.

Marble Pound Cake

Ingredients: for a 12x8 rectangular baking pan

Vanilla batter

- 50g butter (room temperature)

- 50g sugar

- 1 large egg (room temperature)

- 10g milk (room temperature)

- 2g vanilla extract

- a pinch of salt

- 65g all-purpose flour

- 2g baking powder

Chocolate butter

- 50g butter (room temperature)

- 50g sugar

- 1 large egg (room temperature)

- 10g milk (room temperature)

- a pinch of salt

- 55g all-purpose flour

- 10g cocoa powder

- 2g baking powder

Preparations:

Vanilla butter

- Whisk the butter and sugar until white and fluffy.

- Gradually add in the egg and mix until fully combined, then add the milk and vanilla extract.

- Sift in the flour, salt, and baking powder.

- Mix gently and quickly, stop until there are no flour clumps.

Chocolate butter

- Do the same as vanilla butter.

- Line the baking pan with parchment paper or coat it with some butter to avoid sticking.

- Pour the chocolate butter into the pan, followed by the vanilla butter.

- Use a knife to gently swirl the two butter mixtures together, creating a marble effect.

- Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes.

Serving:

- After cooling, let the cake sit at room temperature for a moist texture for at least two hours before serving.

- The cake can be served with some whipped cream and fresh berries.

- Marble Pound Cake can be paired with hot tea, coffee or milk.

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