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Marble cake

Classic marble cake but made vegan! This is great to enjoy with some plant-based milk, tea or coffee!

Vegan, nut free, soy free | Servers 12 | DESSERT




  • 470g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 30g cocoa powder


  • 370ml water
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 130ml vegetable oil
  • 350g sugar
  • Zest of half orange

To bake:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour


  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar



1.In a bowl add all the dry ingredients, except the cocoa powder, and combine well.

2.In a separate larger bowl, add all the wet ingredients and whisk to dissolve the sugar.

3.Add the dry ingredients into the wet and combine with a spoon as little as possible.

4.Add the oil into your cake mould (I am using a 25cm Bundt cake mould) and cover the whole surface using a paper towel.

5.Then add the flour and cover the whole surface. Remove any excess flour.

6.Add half of the cake mixture into the mould in an even layer.

7.Add the cocoa powder into the remaining cake mixture, mixt it with a spoon and add it on top of the white mixture.

8.Using a knife, swirl the chocolate mixture into the white mixture to incorporate it in a marble effect.

9.Bake, in a preheated oven at 180°C, for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the middle comes out clean.

10.Let it cool for a couple of hours before you unmould it.

11.Serve with some icing sugar.


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