Marble Pound Cake

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When you can't decide between chocolate or yellow cake...Treat yourself to both!

Camille C.
Camille C.

15 minutes

Prep time

40 minutes

Cook time

15 minutes

Resting time

661 cal.

Per serving


Whisk, Oven, Loaf pan, Microwave, Knife, Mixing bowl


Butter (salted)
Sugar (granulated)

Step 1

Bring the butter to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a mixing bowl, combine the softened butter, sugar & a pinch of salt. Mix to combine.


Step 2

Crack the eggs into the batter, whisking between each addition of egg.

Flour (all-purpose)
Baking powder

Step 3

Add the baking powder & flour. Mix to combine.

Cocoa powder

Step 4

Divide the batter into 2 bowls. Sift the cocoa powder into 1 bowl & stir.

Step 5

Grease a loaf pan or line it with parchment paper. Add the yellow & chocolate batter in layers, alternating between each layer.

Step 6

Use the tip of a knife to decoratively marble the batter.

Step 7

Bake for 35-40 min at 350°F.

Chocolate bar (baking)

Step 8

Roughly chop the chocolate. Add it to a microwave-safe bowl. Melt the chocolate in the microwave.

Almonds (whole, unsalted)

Step 9

Roughly chop the almonds.

Vegetable oil

Step 10

Pour the oil into the bowl of melted chocolate. Add a pinch of salt & the chopped almonds. Mix it all together.

Step 11

Remove the cake from the oven. Let it cool on a wire rack for at least 30 min.

Step 12

Carefully remove the cake from the loaf pan. Pour the frosting evenly over the cake. Serve & enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy661 cal.
Fat42 g
Carbohydrates59 g
Protein9 g
Fiber6 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Marble Pound Cake" contains 661 Energy, 42 g of Fat, 59 g of Carbohydrates, 9 g of Protein, 6 g of Fiber.

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Marble Pound Cake