Slideshow | Chocolate meets vanilla

Fun to make and delicious to eat, the Marble Cake is a firm Anglo-Indian favourite
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    In a large bowl, beat together the butter and caster sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy. Photographs by Pradeep Gaur/Mint
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    Add one egg at a time, with a spoonful of flour (to stop the mixture curdling), and keep beating until smooth
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    Repeat until you have used all the eggs, then gently fold in the remaining flour
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    Mix well, adding a little milk until the mixture has a “soft-dropping” consistency
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    Divide the cake mixture in two
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    To one half, add the cocoa powder, with more milk, and mix well
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    Put spoonfuls of the two mixtures randomly into the lined tin
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    Gently swirl a spoon through the mixture in the lined tin to create a marbled effect
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    Smooth the top of the cake mixture and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour
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    Spread the icing on its surface and serve

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