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Chocolate marble cake recipe with strawberries, a delicious dessert that is so fluffy, moist and super easy to make.
Chocolate Marble Cake with Strawberries
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Chocolate marble cake with strawberries, a delicious dessert that is so fluffy, moist and super easy to make.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Romanian
Servings: 12 cakes
Calories: 236 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 8 small eggs
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp powdered vanilla sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 5 large strawberries
  1. It is best to take the eggs out of the fridge at least half an hour before you start baking. All ingredients should be at room temperature.

  2. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.
  3. Place the egg whites into a large bowl and add a pinch of salt.
  4. Use an electric hand mixter to beat the eggs whites until they form stiff peaks.
  5. Now, add the sugar and vanilla extract and continue to mix until the sugar has been disolved and the egg white mixture is shiny and stiff.
  6. Add the egg yolks one by one and mix after each addition.
  7. In goes the flour, one cup at a time.
  8. Use a spatula to gently fold the flour in. If you use larger eggs, you may have to use more flour, but no more than half a cup.
  9. In a separate cup, mix the baking powder with vinegar and add the mixture to the cake bowl.
  10. Pour the oil in and mix again.
  11. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. (360 Fahrneheit).
  12. Oil and flour a rectangle baking tray and add the vanilla batter leaving about 3 tbsp of the mixture into the bowl.
  13. Add the cocoa powder and water to the batter left and mix well until you get a smooth paste.
  14. Add the chocolate batter to the vanilla batter.
  15. Top with pieces of strawberries and bake in the preheated oven for about 20 to 25 minutes until risen. Insert a skewer in the middle of the cake, if it comes out clean, the tray can be removed from the oven.
  16. Allow to cool and sprinkle powedered vanilla sugar on top of the cakes.
  17. Serve with fresh strawberries.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Marble Cake with Strawberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 109mg36%
Sodium 45mg2%
Potassium 92mg3%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.