Grandma’s Marble Cake Recipe

Grandma’s Marble Cake Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Fatto in Casa da Alba via Youtube


I don’t know about you, but I love eating marble cakes. It’s one of my favorite go-to snacks or desserts whenever I’m craving sweets. It’s light and soft – perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. Last weekend, I tried to make it at home using this grandma’s marble cake recipe by Fatto in Casa da Alba on Youtube. It turned out to be one of the fluffiest and most delicious cakes I have ever tasted. The chocolate with the subtle hint of lemon and orange zest was fantastic. It’s super easy to make and only needs simple ingredients. If you want to try this recipe at home, read on or watch the video below.



  • 4 eggs
  • 0.3 oz of vanilla sugar
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2/3 cup of natural yogurt
  • 2/3 cup of sunflower oil
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa (without sugar)
  • lemon and orange zest
  • chocolate chips


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Step 1:

Add 4 eggs, 0.3 oz of vanilla sugar, and 3/4 cup of sugar to a bowl. Whisk using a hand mixer until it becomes foamy and smooth.

Step 2:

While continuously mixing, add 2/3 cup of yogurt and 2/3 cup of oil. Next, add 2 cups of flour and 2 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder to the mixture. Whisk again until well combined. Take a little portion of the mixture, transfer it to a different bowl, and set it aside.

Step 3:

Add lemon zest to the mixture and stir. Pour it into a greased baking pan.

Fluffiest Grandma's Marble Cake Recipe Ingredients
Image by Fatto in Casa da Alba via Youtube


Step 4:

Take the reserved mixture and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa. Mix until it becomes brown and smooth, then add orange zest.

Step 5:

Drizzle the cocoa mixture on top of the cake mixture. Using a stick, swirl the chocolate to create the marble effect, then sprinkle chocolate chips on top.

Fluffiest Grandma's Marble Cake Recipe Instructions
Image by Fatto in Casa da Alba via Youtube


Step 6:

Place inside the oven and bake for 35 minutes at 356 degrees Fahrenheit.


Grandma’s Marble Cake Recipe

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