Marble Loaf Cake


Whether you want a nice pound cake with your morning tea or a dairy-free cake to serve to your family, this marble loaf cake made with olive oil  fits the bill.

Unsweetened cocoa powder Granulated sugar All purpose flour Baking powder Kosher salt Extra virgin olive oil Eggs Vanilla extract Almond milk

In a medium bowl mix cocoa powder, sugar and water to form a thick paste. Set aside.

In a larger bowl, whisk together sugar, olive oil and vanilla until fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time, into the olive oil mixture beating for about one minute after each addition.

In a medium sized bowl add flour, baking powder and salt.

Alternate adding the flour mixture and almond milk into the cake batter, mixing on low speed.

Remove about 1 cup of batter and mix it in with into the reserved cocoa paste.

Spoon each batter into greased loaf pan, alternating the layers.

Using a knife or bamboo skewer, zig zag it down the pan into the batter. You only need to do this about 6 times.

Bake at 325ºF (163ºC) for 45 minutes, or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

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