Chocolate Marble Cake with Strawberries, a delightful summer dessert that is ready from scratch in less than 30 minutes. The sponge is made with oil, so it's light and so fluffy, and the cocoa and vanilla make an excellent pair to bring amazing flavours. Top with juicy and fresh strawberries, and you get one dessert that is popular with little and big ones too. If you are looking for afternoon tea party ideas, this marble sponge cake is for you.
Now, add the sugar and continue to mix until the sugar has been dissolved and the egg white mixture is shiny and stiff.
In goes the flour.
Use a spatula to gently fold the flour in together with the vanilla extract, oil and baking powder.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. (350 Fahrneheit).
Grease and flour a square baking tray (mine is 20cm wide, about 8 inches) and add the vanilla batter leaving about 3 tbsp of the mixture into the bowl.
Cut the strawberries in pieces, coat with flour, and shake off the excess flour and top the batter with them.
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.
Dust with powdered sugar if you like.