Italian Marble Cake


  • 2 tbsp bitter cocoa powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • 225 g Self Raising Flour
  • 60 ml Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 125 g Greek Yoghurt
  • 200 g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp warm water


  1. Whisk eggs and sugar until pale and creamy.
  2. Add the oil, Greek yoghurt and vanilla extract.
  3. Gently fold in the flour well sifted. Mix until the batter is combined.
  4. Pour 2/3 of the mix into a ring-cake tin.
  5. Add 2 tbsp of cocoa powder and water to the remaining cake batter and mix until smooth.
  6. Dollop the cocoa mix on top of the vanilla mix and using a forkswirl the two together.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven 170C for about 40/45 minutes. Let cool in the tin for about 15 minutes, then gently remove and place on cooling rack.