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Chocolate Marble Pound Cake


A family and farmer's market favorite, this pound cake is excellent on its own, toasted, or paired with ice cream















1 cup butter
room temperature
4 large eggs
room temperature
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup syrup
chocolate flavored


Preheat oven to 350 minutes. Grease and flour 9x5 loaf pan.

In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and nutmeg.

In another bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.

Gradually add sugar to butter, 2 tablespoon at a time, beating on medium speed about 6 minutes.

Batter should look light and fluffy. Add vanilla.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each addition, scraping bowl often.

Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating on low just until combined.

To ⅓ of the batter, about 1½ cups, add chocolate syrup.

Stir until combined. Spoon half of the light batter into prepared pan.

Top with the chocolate batter, then the remaining light batter.

Using a knife, cut a zigzag pattern through the batter.

Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

Remove cake from pan.

Cool thoroughly on a wire rack.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 60g (2.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 47449% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 167mg 56%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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