Chocolate orange marble cake

By shanobiju  

March 28, 2016

This soft and moist tea cake has a gentle orange flavor .
Cream cheese gives the cake a beautiful texture .
A perfect balance of cocoa and orange flavour .

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins


115 g All purpose flour

1/2 tsp Baking powder

90 g Butter

2 Egg

115 g Powdered sugar

40 g Cream cheese

1/8 cup Water

3 tbsp Orange juice

1 tbsp Orange zest

1 1/2 tbsp Cocoa powder


1Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C . Grease and dust a 8" round baking tin . Sift the flour with baking powder thrice . Separate egg whites and yolk . Beat the egg whites till stiff and keep aside . Cream butter ,sugar and orange zest. Add egg yolks and beat well . Fold in cream cheese . Gently fold flour and water. Add orange juice and fold gently . Divide the mixture in to two equal parts . Transfer one part of the mixture into a separate bowl and add cocoa powder. Mix well . If the cocoa batter is too thick add 1tbsp of water. Divide the beaten egg whites into two parts . Fold egg whites into both batter . The batter should be of dropping consistency . Use a tablespoon to spoon in batter alternately into the greased tin . With a tooth pick give a gentle swirl only on top of the batter . Bake for 180 degree C for 40 minutes or until done .

All the ingredients must be room temperature .
Gently fold in batter using a spatula .
Do not over beat the batter.


8 Reviews

Shano Biju

November 27, 2018

Pleasure 🤗
Thank you so for the kind words..


November 1, 2018

Brilliant cake ever. I tried out. It was soooo moist and soft n melt in the mouth. Thanks

Shano Biju

March 27, 2017

Thankyou so much for the kind words..😍

Basabdatta Baidya

March 23, 2017

Simply love your recipes…Can’t thank you enough for generously sharing these treasures…Lots n lots of love to you

Shano Biju

June 29, 2016

Prashanti .. you can add 40 gms of butter instead of cream cheese..


June 29, 2016

Cream cheese is not locally available here! Do you have any other substitute for cream cheese? Like yoghurt, fresh cream?

Shano Biju

April 2, 2016

Hi Prachi,I dont bake eggless cakes,I dont have an idea…Sorry Prachi

Prachi Sipani

April 2, 2016

What would be the measurements for an eggless chocolate orange marble cake.

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