Chocolate and raspberry zebra cake with swirled marble design

Marble cake recipes

Create a distinct swirled pattern in bakes with our marble cake recipes, also sometimes called zebra cakes. Our easy sponges and brownies look (almost) too good to eat.

478 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Marble cake is a classic childhood cooking memory. Whether using lurid colours for a psychedelic finish, or just chocolate and vanilla, it's a teatime treat

1 hr
17 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Childhood favourite, the marble cake, gets an update where precision results in a uniformly stripy sponge

1 hr and 45 mins
More effort
73 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

For a deliciously nostalgic cake, combine a classic flavour combination of orange and chocolate in this retro two-tone bake

1 hr and 10 mins
45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Great British Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh creates a two-tone decorative sponge ring. Pick a patterned bundt cake tin for an extra-special finish

1 hr and 10 mins
50 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Why have one chocolate when you can have two? Go for all-out luxury with these gooey, moreish marbled brownies

40 mins
27 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Improve the classic brownie with gooey chocolate batter topped with a creamy cheesecake mixture for a striking marbled effect

55 mins