Cardamom Coffee Marble Cake
Recipe type: Cake
Cuisine: American
  • 1½ stick (175 gm) butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 tsp instant coffee, diluted in 1 tbsp hot water
  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Grease and flour a big bundt pan generously. Set aside.
  2. Sift the all purpose flour and baking powder together and set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar using a hand mixer on high speed till fluffy.
  4. Add one egg at a time and continue to beat. The mixture may start to look curdled but it is OK. Add the vanilla extract and beat.
  5. Add half the flour and half the milk and beat on low speed till combined.
  6. Add the remaining flour and milk and beat finally till there are no lumps.
  7. Divide the mixture into half. Add cardamom powder into one and mix well.
  8. Add the coffee into the other and mix well.
  9. Arrange both the batters into the bundt pan, one over the other and swirl using a knife.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes or till a tester comes out clean.
  11. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto a cooling rack and cool completely. Slice and serve with a cup of nice, hot black coffee!!!
The above quantity of sugar is quite mild. Add more if required.
If you want a stronger coffee flavor, use upto 4 tsp of coffee, or stronger instant coffee like Nescafe Gold.
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at