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Zebra Cake

A surprisingly quick and impressive cake

Zebra Cake | DonalSkehan.com, A surprisingly quick and impressive cake

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Zebra Cake

A surprisingly quick and impressive cake

Thursday, December 7, 2017
US / METRIC

350 g self-raising flour

2 ½ tbsp cocoa powder

2 tsp baking powder

300 g caster sugar

4 large eggs, beaten

300 ml sunflower oil

300 ml milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

12 oz Self-raising flour

2 ½ tbsp cocoa powder

2 tsp Baking powder

10 oz Caster sugar

4 Large eggs, beaten

10 fl oz Sunflower oil

10 fl oz Milk

1 tsp Vanilla extract

23cm Round cake tin

Parchment paper

Large bowl

Measuring jug

Electric hand-mixer

Sieve

Wire rack

 

This is a quick and easy cake to make and with a surprisingly easy twist you get this very impressive pattern. Enjoy!

Preheat the oven to 180C/ 356F. Grease a deep 23cm round cake tin with a removable base and line with parchment paper.
Sift the flour, and baking powder into a large bowl. Add the sugar and mix well.
Place the wet ingredients into a measuring jug and whisk together. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the contents of the jug. Beat together by hand or with an electric hand-mixer until you have a smooth mixture.
Take out ½ the mixture and place in a second bowl, sieve the cocoa powder into this mixture and mix until smooth.
Now, put a tablespoon of the vanilla mix in the middle of the tin. Then, using a clean tablespoon, put a blob of the chocolate mix in the middle of the vanilla one. Keep doing this, alternating between vanilla and chocolate, each time you dollop a blob in, the whole mix will spread out on the base. By the time you have used up both of the cake mixes, they should have just reached the edge of the tin. 2 ice-creams scoops are great for doing this if you have them.
Bake for 90 minutes, or until risen and firm to the touch. Remove from the oven and leave to cool before transferring to a wire rack until completely cool.

Ingredients
US / METRIC

350 g self-raising flour

2 ½ tbsp cocoa powder

2 tsp baking powder

300 g caster sugar

4 large eggs, beaten

300 ml sunflower oil

300 ml milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

12 oz Self-raising flour

2 ½ tbsp cocoa powder

2 tsp Baking powder

10 oz Caster sugar

4 Large eggs, beaten

10 fl oz Sunflower oil

10 fl oz Milk

1 tsp Vanilla extract

You'll Need

23cm Round cake tin

Parchment paper

Large bowl

Measuring jug

Electric hand-mixer

Sieve

Wire rack

 

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