Starbucks Marble Cake (Video)

Welcome to my kitchen, where the aroma of freshly baked Starbucks Marble Cake treats fills the air and every bite is a delightful journey of flavors. I’m Mamona Adnan, and today, I’m thrilled to share with you my take on one of Starbucks’ most beloved desserts – Starbucks Marble Cake There’s something magical about the swirls of vanilla and chocolate in every slice, and I’m excited to guide you through recreating this delectable delight in your own home.

Today, as I stand in my kitchen, surrounded by the comforting hum of appliances and the warmth of memories past, I’m struck by a wave of inspiration. You see, Starbucks Marble Cake Recipe By Continental Food holds a special place in my heart – it’s a dessert that transcends generations, weaving its way into cherished family gatherings and intimate moments shared with loved ones.

As I sift flour and cream butter, I’m transported back to my childhood in Pakistan, where my grandmother would lovingly bake Marble Cake for us on lazy Sunday afternoons. Her kitchen was a haven of aromas and laughter, and with each whisk of the batter, I pay homage to her culinary legacy.

Today, I’m excited to infuse this classic recipe with a touch of my own creativity, bringing together the best of tradition and innovation.

Join me on this journey as we celebrate the timeless allure of Marble Cake and create new memories to treasure for years to come.

Ingredients: For Starbucks Marble Cake Recipe

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 150g of butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 2 and 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 150ml of whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup of chopped hazelnuts


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and prepare a 9×5 inch loaf pan by greasing and flouring it.
  2. Cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, ensuring each is well incorporated.
  4. Mix vinegar with milk to create buttermilk, then set aside.
  5. Sift together flour and baking powder in a separate bowl.
  6. Gradually add dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with buttermilk.
  7. Divide the batter into two equal parts.
  8. To one part, add vanilla essence, milk, and oil, mixing until smooth.
  9. To the other part, add cocoa powder and mix until well combined.
  10. Spoon alternate dollops of vanilla and chocolate batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  11. Use a skewer or knife to gently swirl the batters together.
  12. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  13. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

homemade Starbucks Marble Cake Recipe By Continental Food, memories flood my mind

As I slice into this homemade Marble Cake, memories flood my mind – of cozy evenings spent sipping coffee and savoring sweet treats with loved ones. It’s not just about the flavors; it’s about the moments shared and the joy found in simple pleasures. I hope this recipe brings a touch of warmth and happiness to your home, just as it does to mine. Until next time, happy baking!

Starbucks Marble Cake Recipe By Continental Food

Recipe by Memona AdnanCourse: DessertCuisine: Pakistani and ContinentalDifficulty: Intermediate


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Treat yourself to a slice of homemade Marble Cake magic! With swirls of vanilla and chocolate, this delightful dessert is like a party in your mouth. Easy to bake and bursting with flavor, it’s the perfect sweet treat for any occasion. Get ready to impress your taste buds and wow your friends with this scrumptious creation!


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 150g butter

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tbsp vinegar

  • 2 1/2 cups flour

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence

  • 2 tbsp milk

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

  • 150ml whipping cream

  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  • Cream sugar and butter until fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing well.
  • Mix milk and vinegar to make buttermilk.
  • Sift flour and baking powder together.
  • Alternate adding dry ingredients and buttermilk to butter mixture.
  • Divide batter in half.
  • To one half, add vanilla, 2 tbsp milk, and oil.
  • To the other half, add cocoa powder.
  • Spoon alternate dollops of batter into pan.
  • Swirl batters together with a skewer.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.
  • Whip cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread whipped cream on cooled cake and sprinkle with hazelnuts.
  • Slice and serve!

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  • For a more pronounced marble effect, avoid over-mixing the vanilla and chocolate batters when swirling them together in the pan. A gentle swirl with a skewer or knife will create beautiful marbling without blending the colors too much


Can I use any type of vinegar for the buttermilk?

Yes, you can use white vinegar or apple cider vinegar for this recipe.

Can I omit the hazelnuts?

Absolutely! Feel free to customize the recipe to suit your preferences. You can omit the hazelnuts or replace them with chopped almonds, walnuts, or leave the cake plain.

How should I store the Marble Cake?

Store the cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days. If you’d like to extend its freshness, you can refrigerate it for up to a week.

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