Mouth-Watering Marble Cake

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This cake is perfect for a church potluck or a surprise something new for a birthday.


2 ⅞ cups cake flour
1 ⅞ cups sugar
4 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp Kosher salt
⅔ cup coconut oil
1 ¼ cup whole milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
5 egg whites

for marbling:

1 ¼ oz chocolate, melted
⅛ tsp baking soda
2 TBS warm water


Measuring cups/spoons
mixing bowl
rubber spatula
cake pan (two 9″ round pans or one 13 x 9″ oblong pan)
butter knife


Grease and flour pan(s).

Heat oven to 350° degrees F.


Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the coconut oil. Mix together the milk and vanilla and add about half to the bowl. Beat medium speed for 2 minutes. Add remaining milk/extract and the egg whites and beat another 2 minutes.

Pour ⅔ of the batter into the prepared pans. Mix the remaining batter with the chocolate, baking soda, and water. Spoon here and there over the white batter. Using a butter knife, cut through the batter several times to create a marbling effect.

Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. For layers, about 30-35 minutes, for oblong about 35-40 minutes.


1 cake

No Trans Fats
Very low in cholesterol

Frost with chocolate buttercream frosting.

I would love to hear any feedback about this recipe.  Did you make it?  Did you enjoy it?  Did you make any adjustments to it?


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