Marble Butter Cake

I really love this cake …. and definitely will be making this again and again ….. Just like Wen, it is now also become one of my favourite butter cake recipe :)


Recipe adapted from:  Cooking Crave via Wen’s Delight

250 gr Butter - Soft
85 gr Caster sugar (I used 100 gr)
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt (if prefers less salty just a pinch will do)
4 Egg yolks
1 tbsp Milk
200 gr Plain flour
1 tsp Baking powder

4 Egg whites
85 gr Caster sugar (I used 80 gr) 

1 tbsp Chocolate Powder (optional)
3 tbsp Water (optional)

- Preheat oven at 160C. Line a 8" Square tin.
- Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and salt until light and fluffy.
- Add in egg yolks one at a time and beat till creamy. Add in milk and mix well.
- Sift in flour and baking powder and mix well. Set aside.
- Whisk egg white and sugar till soft peak in another bowl.
- Fold 1/3 of egg white mixture into butter mixture. Mix well and fold in the rest.
- To make marble look: Mix chocolate powder with water until dillute, add 1-2 Big spoon of butter mixture, mix until incorporated.
- Pour batter into lined baking pan, spread the chocolate batter to make marble look and bake for 40-45 mins or until cooked.


I am linking this post to Bake Along "Marble Butter Cake" event hosted by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids, Joyce of Kitchen Flavours and Lena of Frozen Wings.


  1. hi dg! how are you? it's been long since i last dropped by. Nice to hv you baking along with us, another great butter cake? wow, i need to keep that in my bookmark list then!

  2. Hi Doris,

    Your Asian style marble butter cake look so soft, moist, buttery and beautiful.... I like :D


  3. Lovely marbled cake! It looks really moist and tender. Glad to have you join us in our Bake-Along!

    1. Thanks to you that it's my honour to be part of Bake-Along group :)

  4. Next time I will try this one.

    1. Your family and you sure will love it :)

  5. Hi DG, I always love the way you slice your cakes. So neat and nice. I think I have baked this before and found it good too. Your post reminds me to bake it again.

    1. Thanks Kimmy, I also admire your blog, all food look so yummy & delicious.

  6. really mr. Butter Cake is very testing fast food. I really i am very2 like butter cake related fast food

  7. Oooh! Delicious butter cake! They look simple but making a perfect one isn't an easy feat! :) Yours look exceptional! I need to try this soon!

  8. what a luscious marble butter cake! i love this so much. makes me wanna sink me teeth in 'em

  9. Looks good so going to try it hope it comes out good.