How to make Colourful Marble Cake -

Red, blue, green and yellow coloured batter swirled together to get a beautiful marble effect.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Food colour (खाने का रंग), Food colour (खाने का रंग)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Colourful Marble Cake

Colourful Marble Cake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Colourful Marble Cake Recipe

  • Food colour red a few drops

  • Food colour blue a few drops

  • Food colour green a few drops

  • Food colour yellow a few drops

  • Eggs 5

  • Refined flour (maida) 225 grams + for dusting

  • Butter 250 grams + for greasing

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 250 grams

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Milk 50 millilitres


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a round cake tin with butter and dust with flour.

Step 2

Break eggs in a bowl. Add vanilla essence and beat well till a ribbon consistency is achieved.

Step 3

Cream together butter and castor sugar in another bowl till fluffy.

Step 4

Sieve together flour and baking powder into the butter-sugar mixture.

Step 5

Add half the beaten eggs along with half the milk and fold well. Add remaining beaten eggs and remaining milk and fold till well blended into a smooth batter.

Step 6

Divide batter into 4 equal portions and put them in bowls. Add red food colour, blue food colour, green food colour and yellow food colour separately in each bowl. Mix well and put them into 4 different piping bags.

Step 7

Cut the tip of each bag and pipe out portions in the form of layers with alternate colours, one on top of the other in the prepared tin. Put the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes. Remove from heat, Demould and cool on a wire rack.

Step 8

Cut into wedges and serve.

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