Eggless lemon chocolate marble cake.
Soft and delicious cake made with two different batter. You will love the chocolate and lemon mixed taste. If you like you can also make two different cakes.
You can get the lemon cake recipe here
Posting this recipe for Shhhhh cooking secretly challenge.
In this group all the participating bloggers were challenged to make a dish with the use of two secret ingredients their partner assigns them with.
This month I have paired with Poornima Porchelvan for baking theme. Poornima is a wonderful blogger who blog at Poornima Cook book. Check out delicious recipes on her blog.
Poornima has gave me two of my favourite ingredients, lemon and chocolate. Thanks Poornima for these lovely ingredients.
I have made this marble cake with these two ingredients. Lemon and chocolate mixed flavour makes it superbly delicious.
Really happy with the texture, it is super soft.
I have made two completely different batter for this cake.
I have used refined flour in it but you can make with whole wheat flour or you can use half whole wheat flour and half refined flour.
For lemon batter
Powdered sugar – 3/4 cup
Milk – 1 cup room temperature
All purpose flour – 1 and 1/2 cup
Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Oil – 3 tablespoon
Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
Lemon zest – 1 teaspoon
For chocolate batter
Refined flour – 1&1/2 cup
Powdered sugar- 1 cup
Oil – 1/2 cup
Milk – 3/4 cup
Vinegar – 1 tablespoon
Cocoa powder- 2 tbsp
Soda – 1/2 tsp
Baking powder- 1/2 tsp
Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
Preheat the oven at 180° for 10 minutes.
Grease a cake tin and dust with flour. Remove the excess flour.
Sieve flour, baking powder and soda.
In a large bowl mix sugar and milk. Milk should be at room temperature.
When sugar dissolves add 3 tablespoon oil and beat well.
Add flour mixture gradually in it. Mix and make a smooth batter.
Now add lemon juice and lemon zest. Mix well.
Keep it aside.
Chocolate batter –
Mix vinegar with milk. Keep aside. Milk should be at room temperature.
In a bowl sift together flour, baking powder, soda and cocoa powder.
In a large bowl whisk oil and sugar. I have used rice bran oil you can use olive oil or any flavourless oil.
Add vinegar mixed milk and whisk again.
Add vanilla essence and mix well.
Now add the dry ingredients gradually in it. Mix everything and make a smooth lump free batter.
Take 2 separate spoons for both the batter.
In greased and flour dusted cake tin pour a spoon full chocolate and lemon cake mixture alternately.
When all the both cake mixture used up, tap the bottom of the tin gently to remove the air bubbles. Fill the cake tin 3/4 because cake will rises well.
With a knife or skewer swirl the mixture in the tin few times to give the cake a marble effect.
Bake in preheated oven at 180° for 40 – 45 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
Let the cake cool down completely.
Slice and serve the beautiful and delicious cake with your tea, coffee or a glass of milk.
Happy baking 😊
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